Disseminated mucormycosis in an adolescent with newly diagnosed diabetes mellitus.


We report a 16-year-old, previously healthy female who presented with disseminated mucormycosis leading to multiorgan failure and death with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes mellitus and ketoacidosis. We review previous reported cases of mucormycosis in children with diabetes to demonstrate that this uncommon invasive infection may cause significant… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/INF.0000000000000383

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