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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 54-56

Nasal conidiobolomycosis: Report of a rare case


Department of Microbiology, Government Medical College, Manjeri, Malappuram, Kerala, India

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Rejitha Kurukkanari
Government Medical College, Manjeri, Malappuram, Kerala
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jacm.jacm_50_16

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Entomophthoromycosis is a rare fungal infection caused by fungi belonging to the genera, Conidiobolus and Basidiobolus coming under the order Entomophthorales. We report a case of Conidiobolomycosis in an adult male patient who presented with a mass in the left nostril. Fungal culture yielded Conidiobolus coronatus, and the patient was treated with Itraconazole for six months. The patient responded very well.


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