International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Dentistry | India | Volume 11 Issue 7, July 2022 | Rating: 4.1 / 10


A Special Case Report of Mucormycosis with Insight into its Pathophysiology

Dhanya Sasikumar [2] | Latha Mary Cherian [3] | Binuja Varghese | Krishnapriya S


Abstract: Mucormycosis is a deadly opportunistic disease caused by a group of fungi named mucormycetes. Several case series and studies have been documented since the pandemic coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), suggesting the possibility of COVID-19associated mucormycosis. But there have only been a very small number of reportsonmucormycosis in patients with mild COVID-19 infection or without COVID-19 infection. This is a case of rhinomaxillary mucormycosis in a 42-year-old man with diabetes mellitus, leptospirosis and mild COVID-19 infection.


Keywords: COVID-19, Diabetes mellitus, Leptospirosis, Mucormycosis, Mucorales


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 7, July 2022,


Pages: 1709 - 1713


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