An epidemiological investigation of the first outbreak of rhinosporidiosis in Europe.

@article{Vukovic1995AnEI,
  title={An epidemiological investigation of the first outbreak of rhinosporidiosis in Europe.},
  author={Ziva Vukovic and A Bobi{\'c}-Radovanovi{\'c} and Zoran Latkovi{\'c} and Zoran Radovanovi{\'c}},
  journal={The Journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={1995},
  volume={98 5},
  pages={333-7}
}
Until January 1992 rhinosporidiosis was unknown in the Balkans. The outbreak which took place at that time in northern Serbia (Yugoslavia) affected 17 people over a period of less than two years. The number of patients in this epidemic exceeded the total number of autochthonous cases of rhinosporidiosis ever recorded in Europe. The male-to-female ratio was 10:7 and, except for a middle-aged man, all patients were in the age range 6-16 years. Preponderance of ocular (12) over nasal (5… CONTINUE READING

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