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Rhinosporidiosis

Rhinosporidiosis: Introduction

Rhinosporidiosis: An infectious disease caused by Rhinosporidium seeberi which occurs mainly in the nasal cavity or nearby mucosa-lined structures such as the conjunctiva. On rare occasions other parts of the body may be infected e.g. genital, rectum, ear and skin. The infection tends to persist for long periods of time (sometimes decades) and occasionally secondary bacterial infection can occur. Infection usually occurs through exposure to stagnant water contaminated with the infectious agent. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Rhinosporidiosis is available below.

Symptoms of Rhinosporidiosis

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Rhinosporidiosis: Complications

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Causes of Rhinosporidiosis

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Rhinosporidiosis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Rhinosporidiosis: Rare Types

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Definitions of Rhinosporidiosis:

Chronic, localized granulomatous infection of mucocutaneous tissues, especially the NOSE, and characterized by HYPERPLASIA and the development of POLYPS. It is found in humans and other animals and is caused by the mesomycetozoean organism RHINOSPORIDIUM SEEBERI. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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  1. Rhinosporidiosis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Types
  7. Complications
 

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