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Indian J Med Microbiol. 2008 Jul-Sep;26(3):265-7.

Basidiobolomycosis: a rare case report.

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Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 110 029, India.


We report a rare case of basidiobolomycosis seen in an 11-year-old girl from North-Eastern part of India. She presented with complaints of bilateral nasal block and nasal discharge for seven-eight months. CT scan of sinuses revealed polypoidal mass in all the sinuses with extradural extension. The tissue biopsy examined histopathologically and microbiologically, revealed Basidiobolus ranarum.

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