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oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Rhinoscleroma (a report on the first two cases form Mo ambique)

Volume 17, Issue 11
  • ISSN : 0008-9176

 

Abstract

The author presents the two first cases of ""rhinoscleroma"" diagnosed in Mo�ambique, Portuguese East Africa, showing typical aspects of the sickness. Both patients came from the same area of Zambezia. They presented with breathing difficulties, due to swelling of the external nostrils. From the histological point of view the first case was more characteristic, since it was diagnosed at an earlier stage. It showed the granulomatous component, with several Mikulicz cells on microscopy. The second case, diagnosed in a further stage, presented with marked fibrosis, although several Mikulicz cells, were still visible. Some comments on geographical and epidemiological distribution are made.

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1971-11-01
2019-08-21

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