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Year : 2007  |  Volume : 50  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 718-21

Rhinosporidiosis in Raipur, Chhattisgarh : a report of 462 cases.

Department of Pathology, Pt. JNM Medical College, Raipur

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V Sudarshan
Department of Pathology, Pt. JNM Medical College, Raipur

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Rhinosporidiosis is endemic in the state of Chhattisgarh. 462 cases were encountered during the period of 12 years from January 1994 to December 2005. Maximum incidence was seen in men in the age group of 21-30 years. Nose and nasopharynx were the commonest site (81.1%), followed by ocular tissue (14.2%). Many rare sites of involvement were encountered. Seven cases of generalized rhinosporidiosis were seen. Rhinosporidium seeberi could be easily identified in Haematoxylin and eosin stained sections. Sporangias and spores are better delineated by periodic Acid Schiff, Mayer's mucicarmine, Verhoff's vonGieson and Grocott Gomori methamine silver stain.

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