Maxillary sinusitis caused by Actinomucor elegans.

@article{Davel2001MaxillarySC,
  title={Maxillary sinusitis caused by Actinomucor elegans.},
  author={Graciela O Davel and Paul Featherston and Adri{\'a}n Huergo Fern{\'a}ndez and Ruben F. Abrantes and Cristina Elena Canteros and Laura L Rodero and C Sztern and Diego E Perrotta},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={39 2},
  pages={
          740-2
        }
}
We report the first case of maxillary sinusitis caused by Actinomucor elegans in an 11-year-old patient. Histopathological and mycological examinations of surgical maxillary sinuses samples showed coenocytic hyphae characteristic of mucoraceous fungi. The fungi recovered had stolons and rhizoids, nonapophyseal and globose sporangia, and whorled branched sporangiophores and was identified as A. elegans. After surgical cleaning and chemotherapy with amphotericin B administered intravenously and… CONTINUE READING
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