rhinophycomycosis

rhinophycomycosis

 [ri″no-fi″ko-mi-ko´sis]
a fungal disease caused by Entomophthora coronata, marked by formation of large polyps in the subcutaneous tissues of the nose and paranasal sinuses; orbital involvement and unilateral blindness may follow. Cerebral involvement is common.

rhinophycomycosis

/rhi·no·phy·co·my·co·sis/ (-fi″ko-mi-ko´sis) a fungal disease caused by Entomophthora coronata, marked by formation of large polyps in the subcutaneous tissues of the nose and paranasal sinuses; orbital involvement and unilateral blindness may follow. Cerebral involvement is common.

rhinophycomycosis

[rī′nōfī′kōmīkō′sis]
an infection of the nasal and paranasal sinuses caused by the phycomycete Entomophthora coronata. The infection often spreads to surrounding tissues, including the eye and brain.

rhinophycomycosis

a fungal disease of humans caused by Entomophora coronata, marked by formation of large polyps in the subcutaneous tissues of the nose and paranasal sinuses; orbital involvement and unilateral blindness may follow. Cerebral involvement is common.
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We describe a case of rhinoentomophthoromycosis, also known as rhinophycomycosis, in an Indian man hailing from the tropical northern region of the country.
Chronic phycomycosis of the upper respiratory tract: Rhinophycomycosis entomophthorae.