Rhinosporidium

Rhinosporidium

(rī″nō-spō-rĭd′ē-ŭm)
A genus of pathogenic Mesomycetozoea closely related to protists and fungi but not classed in either category.

Rhinosporidium seeberi

The causative agent of rhinosporidiosis.
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[1] Rhinosporidium seeberi is a fungus belonging to class mesomycetozoea responsible for causing rhinosporidiosis.
Besides of the Rhinosporidium sp., are observed spherical to polygonal structures of variable appearance measuring approximately 100-500 [micro]m filled with endospores measuring 3-5 [micro]m (BERROCAL et al., 2007, CASWELL & WILLIAMS, 2016).
Her research interests include Lacazia loboi, Lagenidium spp., Pythium insidiosum, and Rhinosporidium seeberi.
It is the only method for etiologic diagnosis of some organisms such as Pneumocystis jiroveci (formerly Pneumocystis carinii), Loboa loboi, and Rhinosporidium seeberi.
Rhinosporidium seeberi is the etiologic agent of a chronic, and usually painless, localized granulomatous infection of the mucous membranes of the sinonasal tract, conjunctiva, and urethra.
Rhinosporidiosis.--Rhinosporidiosis is a chronic sinonasal fungal infection caused by Rhinosporidium seeberi, an organism infrequently encountered in the United States but endemic to India, Sri Lanka, South America, and Africa.
Conjunctivitis can also be caused by the fungus Sporotrichum resulting in the formation of small, yellow, and sometimes ulcerating, nodules on the conjunctiva, while in Rhinosporidium infection, yellow to pink nodules are formed, which may develop into tumours.
Rhinosporidiosis is an infection caused by Rhinosporidium seeberi.
Rhinosporidiosis is a chronic granulomatous disease caused by Rhinosporidium seeberi.
A rinosporidiose caracteriza-se por uma lesao granulomatosa tumoriforme causada pelo Rhinosporidium seeberi, particularmente na mucosa nasal (JONES et al., 2000).