International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
Open Access | Fully Refereed | Peer Reviewed

ISSN: 2319-7064


Downloads: 2

Case Studies | Mycology Science | Saudi Arabia | Volume 10 Issue 7, July 2021


Pediatric Basidiobolomycosis Case Reports in Makkah - Saudi Arabia

Hana S. Halabi, Asad H. Toonsi, Nimah J. Dhafar, Mohammad I. Qashgry, Khairiyah K. Alkafiyah, Hussain A. Alkhairy, Ahmed Abouissa


Abstract: Basidiobolomycosis is a rare disease caused by a fungus named Basidiobolus ranarum; an environmental saprophyte belongs to the Entomophthoraceae family of the Zygomycetes class.It is usually found in frogs, soil, decaying vegetables, and the gastrointestinal tracts of amphibians, reptiles, insects, bats, horses, and dogs. Patients with B. ranarum infection present with subcutaneousfat tissue infection involving the limbs, trunk or buttocks, gastrointestinal, retroperitoneal, or systemic lesions. It is mostly acquired after minor trauma to the skin or after insect bites.


Keywords: Basidiobolomycosis, Fungal Infection, Intestinal Fungal Infection, Pediatric Invasive Fungal Infection, Makkah Voriconazole Itraconazole


Edition: Volume 10 Issue 7, July 2021,


Pages: 1479 - 1484


How to Cite this Article?

Hana S. Halabi, Asad H. Toonsi, Nimah J. Dhafar, Mohammad I. Qashgry, Khairiyah K. Alkafiyah, Hussain A. Alkhairy, Ahmed Abouissa, "Pediatric Basidiobolomycosis Case Reports in Makkah - Saudi Arabia", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR21726075552, Volume 10 Issue 7, July 2021, 1479 - 1484

How to Share this Article?

Enter Your Email Address


Top