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Rhinosporidiosis

MedGen UID:
48452
Concept ID:
C0035469
Disease or Syndrome
Synonyms: Infection, Rhinosporidium seeberi; Rhinosporidioses; Rhinosporidium seeberi Infection; Rhinosporidium seeberi Infections
SNOMED CT: Rhinosporidiosis (18140003); Rhinosporosis (18140003); Infection by Rhinosporidium seeberi (18140003)
 
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0005946

Definition

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. [from MONDO]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVRhinosporidiosis

Professional guidelines

PubMed

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Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Varghese L, Kurien R, Susheel S, Cherian LM, Rebekah G, Rupa V
Mycoses 2021 Dec;64(12):1471-1479. Epub 2021 Oct 28 doi: 10.1111/myc.13381. PMID: 34657340
Arias AF, Romero SD, Garcés CG
Am J Trop Med Hyg 2020 Dec 7;104(2):708-711. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.20-0291. PMID: 33289469Free PMC Article
Töz S
Turkiye Parazitol Derg 2020 Dec 2;44(4):258-260. doi: 10.4274/tpd.galenos.2020.7221. PMID: 33269573
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Diagnosis

Nagi K, Sekar R, Saxena SK, Stephen N
BMJ Case Rep 2022 Feb 9;15(2) doi: 10.1136/bcr-2021-247133. PMID: 35140090Free PMC Article
Varghese L, Kurien R, Susheel S, Cherian LM, Rebekah G, Rupa V
Mycoses 2021 Dec;64(12):1471-1479. Epub 2021 Oct 28 doi: 10.1111/myc.13381. PMID: 34657340
Parida PK, Thangavel S, Raja K, Saxena SK
BMJ Case Rep 2021 Jun 28;14(6) doi: 10.1136/bcr-2021-243926. PMID: 34183318Free PMC Article
Töz S
Turkiye Parazitol Derg 2020 Dec 2;44(4):258-260. doi: 10.4274/tpd.galenos.2020.7221. PMID: 33269573
Bakshi SS
J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2017 Nov-Dec;5(6):1739. Epub 2017 Jul 28 doi: 10.1016/j.jaip.2017.06.025. PMID: 28757369

Therapy

Töz S
Turkiye Parazitol Derg 2020 Dec 2;44(4):258-260. doi: 10.4274/tpd.galenos.2020.7221. PMID: 33269573
Prabha N, Arora R, Chhabra N, Joseph W, Singh VY, Satpute SS, Nagarkar NM
Skinmed 2018;16(1):63-65. Epub 2018 Feb 1 PMID: 29551119
Janardhanan J, Patole S, Varghese L, Rupa V, Tirkey AJ, Varghese GM
Int J Infect Dis 2016 Jul;48:3-4. Epub 2016 Apr 21 doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2016.04.013. PMID: 27109109
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Prognosis

Varghese L, Kurien R, Susheel S, Cherian LM, Rebekah G, Rupa V
Mycoses 2021 Dec;64(12):1471-1479. Epub 2021 Oct 28 doi: 10.1111/myc.13381. PMID: 34657340
Mithal C, Agarwal P, Mithal N
Nepal J Ophthalmol 2012 Jan-Jun;4(1):45-8. doi: 10.3126/nepjoph.v4i1.5849. PMID: 22343995
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Clinical prediction guides

Varghese L, Kurien R, Susheel S, Cherian LM, Rebekah G, Rupa V
Mycoses 2021 Dec;64(12):1471-1479. Epub 2021 Oct 28 doi: 10.1111/myc.13381. PMID: 34657340
Almeida FA, Teixeira-Junior AAL, Pinho JD, Costa EF, Silva GEB
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Recent systematic reviews

Srinivasan A, Vallandaramam P, Sivaramakrishnan M
J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol 2024 Jan 1;31(1):98-104. doi: 10.1097/LBR.0000000000000927. PMID: 37280739
Penagos S, Zapata N, Castro JJ, Hidron A, Agudelo CA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 2021 May 17;105(1):171-175. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.20-1411. PMID: 33999851Free PMC Article

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