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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Rhinosporidiosis - Cutaneous manifestation
Author: Vallarelli, AFA
Rosa, SP
de Souza, EM
Abstract: Rhinosporidiosis is an infectious mucocutaneous disease caused by Rhinosporidium seeberi. It is characterized by sessile or pedunculated polyps which are erythematous, moriform and friable and which mainly affect the ocular and nasal mucosa. The occurrence of skin lesions is occasional and due to dissemination from the adjacent mucosa, direct inoculation or hematogenous dissemination. The authors report the clinical case of an eight-year-old boy with an isolated lesion located in the medial epicanthus of the right eye.
Subject: Communicable diseases
Parasitic diseases
Country: Brasil
Editor: Soc Brasileira Dermatologia
Citation: Anais Brasileiros De Dermatologia. Soc Brasileira Dermatologia, v. 86, n. 4, n. 795, n. 796, 2011.
Rights: aberto
Date Issue: 2011
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