Rhinosporidiosis presenting as an oropharyngeal mass
Lham Dorjee
MS ENT
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Keywords

Rhinosporidiosis
naso-oropharyngeal mass
endoscopic removal

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Dorjee L. Rhinosporidiosis presenting as an oropharyngeal mass. jbcahs [Internet]. 25Sep.2018 [cited 17Oct.2018];2(3):148. Available from: https://www.jbcahs.org/journal/article/view/84

Abstract

Rhinosporidiosis, is a chronic granulomatous disease caused by Rhinosporidium seeberi presenting as a polypoidal mass in the nasal cavity and nasopharynx and is endemic in Southern India and Sri Lanka. Diagnosis is mainly by clinical observations and is confirmed by histopathology. This is case report of atypical rhinosporidiosis that presented as an Naso-oropharyngeal mass. Hence possibility of this atypical rhinosporidiosis should be included in the clinical differential diagnosis of any posterior oral or oropharyngeal mass, particularly when managing patients from rural endemic areas.

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