Rhinosporidiosis: the largest case series in Brazil.

  title={Rhinosporidiosis: the largest case series in Brazil.},
  author={Franc{\'i}lio Ara{\'u}jo Almeida and Laisson de Moura Feitoza and Jaqueline Diniz Pinho and George Castro Figueira de Mello and Joyce Santos Lages and F{\'a}bio França Silva and Raimunda Ribeiro da Silva and Gyl Eanes Barros Silva},
  journal={Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical},
  volume={49 4},
INTRODUCTION Rhinosporidiosis is a chronic infection of the mucous membrane and is caused by Rhinosporidium seeberi, an aquatic mesomycetozoan. The mode of infection is probably transepithelial penetration. The large number of rivers and lakes and the strong presence of riparian populations in the State of Maranhão are strong predisposing factors for… CONTINUE READING