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CASE REPORT

Rhinosporidiosis: Endoscopic Excision and Review of Literature

Manish Gupta

Keywords : Rhinosporidiosis,Endoscopic surgery,Nose

Citation Information : Gupta M. Rhinosporidiosis: Endoscopic Excision and Review of Literature. Clin Rhinol An Int J 2012; 5 (1):32-34.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10013-1114

Published Online: 01-04-2012

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2012; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Objective

To show that endoscopic excision of rhinosporidiosis carries less risk of recurrence.

Materials and methods

Five consecutive patients of rhinosporidiosis were placed for endoscopic excision. The various sized mass were excised completely with safe margin under better illumination, magnification and hemostasis using 30° endoscope with camera and monitor. All the patients were started on dapsone therapy after surgery for 3 months.

Results

There was no recurrence seen on an average 1 year follow-up.

Conclusion

The nasal endoscope plays an important role in localization of site of origin and ensures complete excision with no complications and recurrence. Thus, endoscopic technique of rhinosporidiosis excision is recommended.

How to cite this article

Gupta M. Rhinosporidiosis: Endoscopic Excision and Review of Literature. Clin Rhinol Int J 2012;5(1): 32-34.


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