A Case of Successfully Treated Rhinocerebral Mucormycosis: Dental Implications

@inproceedings{Papadogeorgakis2010ACO,
  title={A Case of Successfully Treated Rhinocerebral Mucormycosis: Dental Implications},
  author={Nikolaos Papadogeorgakis and Eleni Parara and Vassilios Petsinis and Christina Vourlakou},
  booktitle={International journal of dentistry},
  year={2010}
}
This paper presents a case of rhinocerebral mucormycosis in a 22-year-old female patient with type I diabetes mellitus, who was successfully treated with surgery and long-term antifungal medication. The patient had initially been submitted to extraction of an upper third molar by a general dental practitioner but was referred to our department three days postoperatively because of double vision. Immediately following histopathological confirmation of the infection, the patient was administered… CONTINUE READING

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