Rhinoscleroma Revisited

M Dutta, S Mukhopadhyay
2016 West Indian medical journal  
Rhinoscleroma (more appropriately "scleroma") is a chronic, disfiguring inflammatory lesion that is rarely encountered in the present-day otolaryngology practice. The diagnosis often becomes difficult especially when it recurs and presents late with complications. In this brief report we illustrate the clinical and histologic features of rhinoscleroma in a defaulter patient that represent the disease in its advanced stage with orbital and intracranial extensions. Special emphasis has been
more » ... asis has been provided on the computed tomography (CT) impressions such that the evolution of scleroma with time can be studied.
doi:10.7727/wimj.2015.484 fatcat:3espaxn66vdhzjx5l5x6laoq44