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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 61  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 209-212

Varied presentations of cutaneous rhinosporidiosis: A report of three cases

1 Department of Dermatology, Cutis Institute of Dermatology and Aesthetic Sciences, Calicut, Kerala, India
2 Department of Dermatology, Chest Hospital, Calicut, Kerala, India

Correspondence Address:
Thurakkal Salim
Cutis Institute of Dermatology and Aesthetic Sciences, Pottammal, Calicut - 673 016, Kerala
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5154.177750

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Rhinosporidiosis is a chronic granulomatous disorder of infective etiology and it frequently affects the nasal cavity and nasopharynx. Involvement of skin in rhinosporidiosis is unusual and it may manifest itself in a diverse manner mimicking several common dermatological conditions. Three cases of cutaneous rhinosporidiosis with different presentations are reported here to highlight the manifold nature of the condition. Cutaneous rhinosporidiosis can mimic several common cutaneous disorders.

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