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Tropical medicine rounds Cutaneous rhinosporidiosis clinically masquerading as a soft tissue sarcoma – a rare occurrence

Avadhani, Ashwin and Pai, Kanthilatha and Mohanty, SP (2008) Tropical medicine rounds Cutaneous rhinosporidiosis clinically masquerading as a soft tissue sarcoma – a rare occurrence. International Journal of Dermatology, 47. pp. 1153-1154.

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Abstract

Rhinosporidiosis is a chronic infection caused by Rhinosporodium seeberi , an endosporulating organism that predominantly affects the mucous membranes of the nose and nasopharynx. This infection is endemic in parts of India and Sri Lanka. Cutaneous lesions due to rhinosporidiosis, although rare, could occur. Disseminated cutaneous lesions associated with nasal involvement have also been reported. 1,2 There are very few documented cases of isolated giant cutaneous rhinosporidiosis presenting as a soft tissue mass. We report a case of giant cutaneous rhinosporidiosis in a 57-year-old male

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Orthopaedics
Medicine > KMC Manipal > Pathology
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2013 06:43
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2013 06:43
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/78191

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