Diana Grigoriu

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Since 1969, 79 cases of fungal maxillary sinusitis have been diagnosed. Forty-nine were due to Aspergillus fumigatus. There were no underlying diseases which depressed cellular immunity and no patient was receiving immunosuppressive drugs or corticosteroids. Most patients had received antibacterial therapy before the appearance of FMS. Treatment was by(More)
Two cases of heroin abusers who developed disseminated candidiasis are reported. Cultures of skin lesions revealedCandida albicans, which on histology were shown to be located in and around hair shafts. Both patients recovered after treatment with amphotericin B combined with 5-fluorocytosine and either ketoconazole or dexamethasone. This unusual cutaneous(More)
Since 1969, 600 patients suffering from maxillary sinusitis have been systematically controlled clinically as well as mycologically. We discovered 81 cases of maxillary sinusitis (13,4%). Aspergillus fumigatus and Candida albicans were the most frequently isolated fungi. Three clinical forms could be distinguished: (1) a muco-purulent form (35 cases); (2)(More)
The case is reported of a patient who presented with panhypopituitarism simultaneously with sphenoid sinusitis due to Aspergillus fumigatus. Despite the absence of radiologically demonstrable suprasellar or intrasellar lesions, and without visible bone destruction, the authors conclude on the possibility of a pituitary lesion by contiguity. The pathogenic(More)