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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 55-57

Disseminated rhinosporidiosis mimicking pulmonary metastasis – A case report


1 Department of Respiratory Medicine, Kerala Institute of Medical Sciences, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
2 Department of ENT, Kerala Institute of Medical Sciences, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Rohith Satheesh
Consultant, Department of Respiratory Medicine, Kerala Institute of Medical Sciences, Anayara P.O, Trivandrum – 695 029, Kerala
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jalh.jalh_1_21

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Rhinosporidiosis is a granulomatous disease caused by Rhinosporidium seeberi, mostly affecting the nasal mucosa. Extranasal involvement is also reported involving eyes, oral cavity, and skin. Herein, we present a rare case of a patient with disseminated rhinosporidiosis who presented with pulmonary lesions which resembled metastasis.


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