Further African cases of rhinosporidiosis

P Gigase, P Kestelyn

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    Abstract

    A total of 13 patients (11 men, 2 women, aged 3-60 yr) from Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Chad and Zaire were diagnosed with Rhinosporidium seeberi infection in the 'Prince Leopold Institute of Tropical Medicine', Antwerp, Belgium (12 cases) or in the Centre Hospitalier, Kigali, Rwanda (1) during 1966-1988. All cases were diagnosed by histopathological examination of biopsy specimens. Clinical symptoms are discussed, including the incidence of lesions outside the nose and eye, localized on the urethral orifice in a man from Zaire
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalAnnales de la Société Belge de Médecine Tropicale
    Volume73
    Pages (from-to)149-152
    ISSN0365-6527
    Publication statusPublished - 1993

    Keywords

    • B780-tropical-medicine
    • Mycoses
    • Rhinosporidiosis
    • Case reports
    • Africa-Central
    • Africa-East
    • Burundi
    • Rwanda
    • Tanzania
    • Chad
    • Congo-Kinshasa

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