On comparing the age incidence of various nasal masses, we found Rhinosporidiosis
and Antrochoanal polyp were observed mostly in 2nd decade of life (33.
Doctors said many patients have cell growth, but that they have not encountered anyone with systematic growth like mine," he said adding that it started as nasal Rhinosporidiosis
and spread to other parts of the body.
is characterized histologically by a well-developed acute and chronic inflammation that surrounds round, thickwalled sporangia (up to 300 pm) (figure 1) filled with hundreds of small (2 to 9-pm endospores/algae) (figure 2).
Observations Regarding the clinical manifestations and management of extranasal rhinosporidiosis
in southern India.
is caused by Rhinosporidium seeberi, an organism that was previously classified as a fungus but has been regrouped into the class Mesomycetozoa (family Rhinosporideacae).
According to medics, Vijayan is suffering from nasopharyngeal rhinosporidiosis
, a viral infection for which no effective regimen has been evolved so far in the world.
occurs in the Americas, Europe, Africa, and Asia but is most common in the tropics, with the highest prevalence in southern India and Sri Lanka.
He was diagnosed to have unilateral rhinosporidiosis
is a chronic granulomatous disease caused by Rhinosporidium seeberi.
Inverted papilloma is the next common, while Rhinosporidiosis
and Fibrous dysplasia are rarely seen.
The differential diagnosis of nasal tuberculosis includes other granulomatous diseases such as Wegener's granulomatosis, syphilis, rhinoscleroma, rhinosporidiosis
, blastomycosis, histoplasmosis, and coccidioidomycosis.
is endemic in South Asia and commonly presents as a "polyp" of the mucous membranes of the nasal cavity, nasopharynx, and palate.
18%) which occupied second position was used in Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma 7, Inverted Papilloma 6, rhinosporidiosis
4, bleeding polyposis 3, granuloma pyogenicum 1, angiomyxomatous polyp 1, pleomorphic adenoma 1 and meningoencephalocele 1.
seems to be endemic in the Indian subcontinent.
Extranasal manifestations of rhinosporidiosis
are relatively uncommon.