Rhinosporidiosis may present with painless pedunculated nasal polyps. Rhinosporidiosis may be caused by Rhinosporidium seeberi. Rhinosporidiosis mostly happen due to traumatic inoculation in divers.
Rhinosporidiosis may be reveal under direct microscopic examination of nasal discharge or excised tissue in potassium hydroxide solution as endospores and spherules.
Rhinosporidiosis is associated with fish as the natural reservoir. There will be formation of abscess with infiltration of inflammatory cell and necrosis of the tissue.
The common treatment of rhinosporidiosis may include amphotericin B ( injection) or surgical removal of the lesions.
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