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  • Rhinosporidium seeberi
  • Lives in water
  • Causes a chronic, benign disease
  • Affects cattle, mules, horses, dogs and humans
  • Causes polyps on the nasal and ocular mucous membranes
    • Over 90% of cases affecting the nasal mucous membranes affects male animals
  • Occurs most frequently in tropical countries
    • Also common in the USA
  • Large sporangia can be seen on wet mounts
    • Endospores visible
    • Sporangia develop into small, globose spores
  • Treatment is by surgical excision

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