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.
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Within the phylum Entomophthoromycota, two species are known as human pathogens: Conidiobolus coronatus (Costantin) Batko (in the order Entomophthorales, causing rhinophycomycosis) and B.
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.