Long-term survival in rhinocerebral mucormycosis. Case report.

@article{Weprin1998LongtermSI,
  title={Long-term survival in rhinocerebral mucormycosis. Case report.},
  author={B Weprin and Walter A. Hall and Jesse Goodman and G. W. Lowell Adams},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={1998},
  volume={88 3},
  pages={
          570-5
        }
}
Mucormycosis refers to a group of rapidly progressive infections caused by fungi belonging to the order Mucorales. Infection most often develops in individuals with immunological or metabolic compromise, although patients without underlying abnormalities have been affected. Specific clinical manifestations are associated with various predisposing factors. Rhinocerebral mucormycosis is the most common form and most frequently develops in individuals with poorly controlled diabetes mellitus. The… CONTINUE READING

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