Acta Scientific Otolaryngology (ASOL) (ISSN: 2582-5550)

Case Report Volume 5 Issue 7

Notorious Case of Rhinosporidiosis Presenting as Sinonasal Polyposis

Vikas Rohila1, Samanvaya Soni2*, Anjali Bansal3 and Avi Gupta3

1Assistant Professor, Department of ENT and HNS, SMS Medical College, Jaipur, India
2Senior Resident, Department of ENT and HNS, SMS Medical College, Jaipur, India
3Junior Resident, Department of ENT and HNS, SMS Medical College, Jaipur, India

*Corresponding Author: Samanvaya Soni, Senior Resident, Department of ENT and HNS, SMS Medical College, Jaipur, India.

Received: April 13, 2023; Published: June 16, 2023


Rhinosporidiosis is a rare chronic granulomatous disease, caused by acquatic protozoan Rhinosporidium seeberi. Characterised by polypous lesion of mucosa of nose, conjunctiva and urethra. Rhinosporidiosis is endemic in Chhatisgarh South India, Srilanka, South America and Africa. Male preponderance seen. more common in age group 15-40. We hereby present a case description of 46 yr old male native of Rajasthan with polypoidal mass rhinosporidiosis. Patient presented with long standing history of nasal obstruction and intermittent epistaxis for 2-3 yrs. Diagnosis was confirmed by HPE examination and he was successfully treated by complete surgical excision.

 Keywords: Rhinosporidiosis; Granulomatous Diseases; Epistaxis; Nasal Obstruction


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Citation: Samanvaya Soni., et al. “Notorious Case of Rhinosporidiosis Presenting as Sinonasal Polyposis".Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 5.7 (2023): 20-22.


Copyright: © 2023 Samanvaya Soni., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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