International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Neurology | India | Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023

Post COVID Mucor Mycosis and its Complications- Case Series of 3

Roy Sumeet Swapan | Nilesh Jadhav | Raghav Kapoor [3] | Siddharth Vemuri | Ojas Ahuja | Aditya Jain [3] | Nikita Goel | Rahul Saini | Jyoti Maarya Masih

Abstract: A wide range of bacterial and fungal infections have been associated with COVID in recent times. People are suffering each day now that the disease is endemic in many countries. Mucor mycosis is one of the most feared associations of COVID related disease with high mortality. It is one of the most rapidly progressing and fulminant forms of fungal infection which usually begins in paranasal sinuses and nose following inhalation of fungal spores. It is caused by subphylum Mucormycotina. Commonly this infection is seen in an immunocompromised patient. Early detection and prompt action is the key to this life-threatening disease.

Keywords: COVID, mucormycosis, white fungus, black fungus, COVID symptoms, COVID complication

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023,

Pages: 454 - 456

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