An uncommon case of systemic Mucormycosis associated with spinal cord infarction in a recently diagnosed diabetic.

@article{Giuliani2010AnUC,
  title={An uncommon case of systemic Mucormycosis associated with spinal cord infarction in a recently diagnosed diabetic.},
  author={Antonio Giuliani and Marco Mettimano and Daniele Viviani and Alessandro Scagliusi and Antonio Giulio Bruno and Angelo Russo and Maurizio Rotoli and Luigi Savi},
  journal={International journal of immunopathology and pharmacology},
  year={2010},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={355-8}
}
Mucormycosis is a relatively rare, opportunistic, invasive infection caused by various members of the Phycomycetes class [from Greek phyko- seaweed; having a plant body], an extensive taxonomy introduced in 1956 to enlarge the class of Zygomycetes. These filamentous fungi have a worldwide distribution and are capable of rapid growth and thermotolerance of… CONTINUE READING