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Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal:
doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000000263
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Rhinoscleroma in a 5-year-old Portuguese Child

Simão, Inês MD*; Gaspar, Iuri MD; Faustino, Rosário MD; Brito, Maria João Rocha MD*

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Abstract

Rhinoscleroma is a chronic granulomatous infectious disease that is rare in Western Europe. We report the case of a 5-year-old Portuguese boy diagnosed with rhinoscleroma in the context of recurrent epistaxis. He had a 6-month course of antibiotic (amoxicillin plus clavulanate) therapy with full recovery.

© 2014 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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