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Year : 2008  |  Volume : 26  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 265-267

Basidiobolomycosis: A rare case report


1 Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 110 029, India
2 Department of Otolaryngology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 110 029, India
3 Department of Pathology All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 110 029, India

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DOI: 10.4103/0255-0857.42044

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We report a rare case of basidiobolomycosis seen in an 11-year-old girl from North-Eastern part of India. She presented with complaints of bilateral nasal block and nasal discharge for seven-eight months. CT scan of sinuses revealed polypoidal mass in all the sinuses with extradural extension. The tissue biopsy examined histopathologically and microbiologically, revealed Basidiobolus ranarum






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