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Rhinoscleroma Summary

Description: A granulomatous disease caused by KLEBSIELLA RHINOSCLEROMATIS infection. Despite its name, this disease is not limited to the nose and NASOPHARYNX but may affect any part of the RESPIRATORY TRACT, sometimes with extension to the lip and the skin.

Also Known As: Nasal Scleroma; Nasal Scleromas; Rhinoscleromas; Scleromas, Nasal; Scleroma, Nasal

Networked: 55 relevant articles (6 outcomes, 8 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Rhinoscleroma

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Streptomycin (Streptomycin Sulfate) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 14 results : FDA 7
  2. Acriflavine (Euflavine) : 2 outcomes in 2 results : IBA
  3. Ciprofloxacin (Cipro) : 1 outcome in 4 results : FDA 60 Generic
  4. Rifampin (Rifampicin) : 2 studies in 3 results : FDA 13 Generic
  5. Fluoroquinolones : 2 studies in 2 results : IBA
  6. Complement System Proteins (Complement) : 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  7. Mitomycin (Mitomycin-C) : 1 study in 1 result : FDA 7 Generic
  8. Tetracycline (Achromycin) : 3 results : FDA 62 Generic
  9. Oxytetracycline (Terramycin) : 3 results : FDA 14
  10. Immunoglobulin G (IgG) : 3 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Rhinoscleroma

  1. Wegener Granulomatosis (Wegener's Granulomatosis)
  2. Sarcoidosis (Schaumann Disease)
  3. Paracoccidioidomycosis (South American Blastomycosis)
  4. Leprosy (Hansen's Disease)
  5. Infection
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Key Therapies for Rhinoscleroma

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  1. Airway Management : 2 results
  2. Lasers (Laser) : 2 results
  3. Surgical Decompression : 1 result
  4. Tracheostomy : 1 result
  5. Rhinoplasty : 1 result
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