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Granulomatous Disease of the Nose

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IDDM patient presents with septal perforation of nose with brownish black discharge probable diagnosis is: (LQ)



A Rhinosporidiosis

B Aspergillus

C Leprosy

D Mucormycosis

Ans. D Mucormycosis Ref. Ohingra 5th/ed p 175

a. Mucormycosis is fungal infection of nose and paranasal sinuses which may prove rapidly fatal if untreated.

b. It is seen in uncontrolled diabetes or in those taking immunosuppressive drugs.

c. It presents as black necrotic mass filling the nasal cavity and eroding the septum and hard palate.

d. Treatment is by amphotericin BQ and surgical debridement.

Note

Most common fungal infection of nose is Asperqlllosts ?

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