Rhinoscleroma – A case report with review of literature


Case Report

Author Details : Meenakshi Mohapatro, Lipika Behera, Shushruta Mohanty*, Swetambari Acharya, Swayamprava Pradhan

Volume : 6, Issue : 3, Year : 2021

Article Page : 245-248

https://doi.org/10.18231/j.jdpo.2021.053



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Abstract

Rhinoscleroma is a chronic granulomatous disease caused by gram negative rod shaped bacteria Klebsiella rhinoscleromatis. Most common sites of predilection include the nasal cavity and nasopharynx, but there are reports of its occurrence at other sites like the larynx, trachea, bronchi, middle ear, and orbit. We are reporting here a case of rhinoscleroma in a middle aged female patient involving the nasal cavity along with a brief review of literature.
 

Keywords: Rhinoscleroma, mikulicz cells, chronic granulomatous infection.


How to cite : Mohapatro M, Behera L, Mohanty S, Acharya S, Pradhan S, Rhinoscleroma – A case report with review of literature. IP J Diagn Pathol Oncol 2021;6(3):245-248


Copyright © 2021 by author(s) and IP J Diagn Pathol Oncol. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (creativecommons.org)



Article History

Received : 25-08-2021

Accepted : 01-09-2021

Available online : 13-09-2021


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