The scleroma

The scleroma is a chronic disease of the respiratory tract. The introduction in the mucous membrane of the upper respiratory tract sticks Frisch - Volkovich arise dense infiltrates, often in the nasal cavity (rhinoscleroma), as well as in the larynx and trachea. Wand Frisch - Volkovich found in the respiratory secretions, in diseased tissue and in nearby lymph nodes of patients with scleroma. Pockets of scleroma exist in many countries. Ways and means of infection by scleroma still unclear. Specific treatment is not. Favorable result gives treatment streptomycin (intramuscularly 0.5 g every 12 hours, at the rate of 14 to 40 g). A powerful tool in the treatment of scleroma is radiotherapy (in combination with other means).