International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medical Surgical | Argentina | Volume 9 Issue 5, May 2020


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

Jose D'Addino | Cristina Grosso | Ana Padula


Abstract: 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.


Keywords: Mucormycosis, Mucorales, Diabetes


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 5, May 2020,


Pages: 1465 - 1467


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