Published: 2019-02-23

Lacrimal sac rhinosporidiosis mimicking soft tissue sarcoma: a case report

S. Sathish Kumar, N. T. Sreedevi, Aarudhra Premchander


Rhinosporidiosis is a granulomatous disease caused by Rhinosporidium seeberi, usually affecting the nasal mucosa. Involvement of other sites of body in rhinosporidiosis especially, the lacrimal sac involvement is very rare. Hence, we report a case of lacrimal sac rhinosporidiosis in an adult male patient who presented with infraorbital swelling.


Rhinosporidiosis, Lacrimal sac, Sporangium

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