Social geography of Rhinoscleroma and qualitatively and quantitatively abnormal cell-mediated immunity.
- Massimo Fusconi,
- Antonio Greco,
- Carlo Guglielmo Cattaneo,
- Andrea Ciofalo,
- Massimo Ralli,
- Marco de Vincentiis
Infect Genet Evol 2018 Mar 22;62:17-19. Epub 2018 Mar 22.
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy.
Rhinoscleroma is a progressive chronic granulomatous disease of the upper respiratory tract that may extend to the tracheobronchial tract. It is common belief that the pathology is determined by Klebsiella Rhinoscleromatis. In the authors' opinion, the infection with Klebsiella Rhinoscleromatis may not represent the only etiopathogenic factor of the disease. Read More