TITLE

rhinoscleroma

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1911
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "rhinoscleroma" is presented. It refers to the a chronic, recurring granulomatous infection of the nasal passages and surrounding structures. It might sometimes lead to marked deformity of the nasal cavity, nasopharynx, paranasal sinuses, or eyes. The infection is caused by Klebsiella rhinoscleromatis, a gram-negative encapsulated bacillus.
ACCESSION #
21244258

 

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