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Granulomatous Disease of the Nose

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Ideal treatment of rhinosporidiosis is: [AIIMS Nov 12]



A Rifampicin

B Excision with cautery at base

C Dapsone

D Laser

Ans. B Excision with cautery at base Ref. Dhingra 5th/ed p 174,

Rhinosporodiosis is a Fungal Granuloma.Q

a. Agent : Rhinosporidium seeoeri''

b. Source : Contaminated water of ponds,"

c. Presents as : Leafy polypoidal mass," pink to purple in color studded with while dots (Strawberry appearance).

d. It is highly vascular and bleeds on touch.?

e. Patients complain of blood tinged nasal discharge lepistaxis

f. Diagnosis is made by biopsy

g. Biopsy shows several sporangia filled with spores.

h. Treatment - Complete excision of mass with diathermy knife and cauterization of base?

i. Recurrence is common after surgery.

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