International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Life Sciences | India | Volume 10 Issue 6, June 2021


A Brief Review on Mucormycosis

Lata Potey | Prafulla Sabale | Dhanashri Tumme


Abstract: Across the country the COVID-19 cases continue to rise in an unproportional manner, and alarming the terror of a third wave exists. COVID-19 may not be the merely disaster we are at the risk of facing but hospitals across the country have been reported more than 200 cases of a mysterious infection called Mucormycosis (Black Fungus) affecting mostly COVID-19 patients. Mucormycosis is caused by a group of moulds called ?mucormycetes?. It is present in the air and infection occurs when immunity compromised patients inhales this impure air, which then spreads sinus cavities, lungs, and chest cavities. This review has been focused on symptoms, classification, causes and treatment therapies, diagnosis, and prevention of Mucormycosis.


Keywords: Causes, COVID-19, Mucormycosis, Prevention, Symptoms, Treatment


Edition: Volume 10 Issue 6, June 2021,


Pages: 1312 - 1315


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