Chronic rhinocerebral mucormycosis: a rare case report and review of the literature.

@article{Dimaka2014ChronicRM,
  title={Chronic rhinocerebral mucormycosis: a rare case report and review of the literature.},
  author={Konstantina Dimaka and Antonios Mallis and Stefanos S. Naxakis and Markos Marangos and Theodoros A. Papadas and Theodoros Stathas and Nicholas S. Mastronikolis},
  journal={Mycoses},
  year={2014},
  volume={57 11},
  pages={
          699-702
        }
}
Rhinocerebral mucormycosis is an invasive infection caused by filamentous fungi of the Mucoraceae family. The rhinocerebral form of the disease represents the most common form and has two distinct clinical entities. The common presentation consists of a rapidly progressive infection with high mortality rate, while the other presentation is that of a chronic infection with lower mortality. In the present paper we report a rare case of chronic rhinocerebral mucormycosis. An 85-year-old male with… CONTINUE READING

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