Mucorirregularis Infection and Lethal Midline Granuloma: A Case Report and Review of Published Literature

@article{Li2012MucorirregularisIA,
  title={Mucorirregularis Infection and Lethal Midline Granuloma: A Case Report and Review of Published Literature},
  author={Dong Ming Li and Lide Lun},
  journal={Mycopathologia},
  year={2012},
  volume={174},
  pages={429-439}
}
  • D. Li, L. Lun
  • Published 29 June 2012
  • Medicine
  • Mycopathologia
Mucor irregularis (Rhizomucorvariabilis) infection and lethal midline granuloma (LMG) are characterized by progressive swelling, ulceration, and destruction of the central face that is usually fatal. Pathological features are inflammation, necrosis, and granulation. LMG has been called by various names, and in recent years, it has been known as NK/T cell lymphoma. However, diagnosis still relies on the progressive necrosis course rather than malignancy in histology. The disease has long… 
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