Three cases of rhinosporidiosis with high rate of recurrence are presented. Recurrences in the cases reported here were: 49, 21 and 23 times respectively. These are much higher than that described in the literature so far. The clinico — epidemiological aspects of the cases are discussed.
KeywordsEpidemiological Aspect Rhinosporidiosis
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