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Case, histopathology report, surgery, discussion, Rhinosporidiosis is a sporadic chronic granulomatous disease chiefly affecting the mucocutaneous tissue, caused by R. Seeberi, epidemiology.
1. Nasal (70%)
2. Nasopharyngeal (16%) - upper palate
3. Mixed (3%)
4. Bizarre - conjunctiva, Tarsal
- also called generalised Rrhinosporidiosis
- termed so as the infection is deep seated, multiple spreads by systemic route and difficult to eradicate
- Painless, slow growing
- Single/ multiple
- Sessile/ pedunculated
- Papillary process from epith. hyperplasia- cauliflower look
- Soft, friable, red
Histology, Immunology, Differential diagnosis- fibroangioma, neurofibroma, malignant neoplasms, granulomatous lesions, lipoma
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