Title: Nasal Rhinosporidiosis-A Clinicopathological Case Report
Authors: Dr Nisha Attri, Dr Madan Solanki, Dr Sushma Kanojiya
Rhinosporidiosis is a disease caused by Rhinosporidium seeberi which primarily affects the mucosa of the nose, conjunctiva and urethra. While it is endemic in some Asian regions, isolated cases are reported in other parts of the world also.. Its manifests as a polypoidal mass growing inside the affected cavity and the only treatment is surgical excision. Rhinosporidiosis is a condition which both clinicians and pathologists should keep in mind when managing patients with nasal masses even from non endemic areas. It is critical in such cases to follow the clinical course to ensure against the recurrence of disease. This study describes the clinical features, histological diagnosis, and treatment of rhinosporidiosis of the nose in a case in Jaipur, India.
Keywords; Rhinosporidiosis, histological diagnosis, Rhinosporidium seeberi.