Klebsiella rhinoscleromatis of the membranous nasal septum.

  title={Klebsiella rhinoscleromatis of the membranous nasal septum.},
  author={Teresa V Chan and Jeffrey H Spiegel},
  journal={The Journal of laryngology and otology},
  volume={121 10},
Rhinoscleroma is a chronic, infectious, granulomatous disease that may present with mass lesions in the respiratory tract anywhere from the nose to the trachea. The nose is involved in 95-100 per cent of cases. There are three stages of the disease: catarrhal-atrophic, granulomatous (also known as hypertrophic) and sclerotic. The diagnosis is made either by positive Klebsiella rhinoscleromatis culture or from the classic histological findings of Mikulicz cells and transformed plasma cells with… CONTINUE READING