Rhinoscleroma: a growing concern in the United States? Mayo Clinic experience.

@article{Andraca1993RhinoscleromaAG,
  title={Rhinoscleroma: a growing concern in the United States? Mayo Clinic experience.},
  author={R. Andraca and R. Edson and E. Kern},
  journal={Mayo Clinic proceedings},
  year={1993},
  volume={68 12},
  pages={
          1151-7
        }
}
Rhinoscleroma is a chronic, progressive, granulomatous infection of the upper airways caused by the bacterium Klebsiella rhinoscleromatis. Although most cases occur in developing countries, recent immigration patterns have led to an increasing number of patients with rhinoscleroma in the United States. Rhinoscleroma may mimic various inflammatory and neoplastic processes, including leprosy, paracoccidioidomycosis, sarcoidosis, basal cell carcinoma, and Wegener's granulomatosis. Current therapy… Expand
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