Rhinoentomophthoramycosis: Madras ENT Research Foundation experience
Keywords:Rhinoentomophthoramycosis, Nasal lesion, Subcutaneous swellings
Rhinoentomophthoramycosis is a rare tropical fungal infection affecting the nasal cavities and the subcutaneous tissues. The most common causative organism is Conidiobolus coronatus followed by Basidiobolus. In our institution, two patients with Rhinoentomophthoramycosis were seen over a ten year period and were treated successfully with anti- fungal therapy. Rhinoentomophthoramycosis has to be considered in the differential diagnosis of a nasal granuloma or subcutaneous swellings in the face or neck.
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