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Fronto-Orbito-Maxillary and Cutaneous Mucormicosis: A Case Study

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 5)

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Page : 1465-1467

Keywords : Mucormycosis; Mucorales; Diabetes;

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Mucormycosis is a rare infection caused by fungi of the opportunistic type. It is severe, of an acute and fast course, with a high mortality rate. We present the case of a patient who was admitted for mucormycosis of the frontal, ethmoidal, and superior maxillary sinuses superior and the orbit. The patient was unaware of suffering from diabetes mellitus, a comorbidity diagnosed in the context of mycosis. The port of entry was a leg injury caused by being rural worker. We present surgical therapeutics and established medical treatment.

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