Cavernous sinus thrombosis caused by zygomycosis after unrelated bone marrow transplantation.

@article{Medeiros2001CavernousST,
  title={Cavernous sinus thrombosis caused by zygomycosis after unrelated bone marrow transplantation.},
  author={Carlos Robson Bezerra de Medeiros and Luiz Fernando Bleggi-Torres and Leonardo Nercolini Faoro and Jorge S Reis-Filho and Luciane Cristina Camelo Silva and B C de Medeiros and Giovanni Loddo and Ricardo Pasquini},
  journal={Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society},
  year={2001},
  volume={3 4},
  pages={
          231-4
        }
}
Invasive zygomycosis is a devastating fungal infection occurring as an opportunistic infection after bone marrow transplantation (BMT). Sinusitis can lead to fungal infection in immunosuppressed patients, and cavernous sinus thrombosis, an uncommon condition in immunocompetent patients, typically follows an infection involving the medial third of the face, nose, or paranasal sinuses. Patients undergoing unrelated-donor BMT (UD-BMT) are prone to develop life-threatening infections because of… CONTINUE READING
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