Mucormycosis of the Frontal Sinus: A Rare Case Report and Review

  title={Mucormycosis of the Frontal Sinus: A Rare Case Report and Review},
  author={Nanda Kishore Sahoo and Vishal Kulkarni and Amit K. Bhandari and Arun Kumar},
  booktitle={Annals of maxillofacial surgery},
Mucormycosis of the frontal sinus are rarely seen in day to day clinical practice. Although this fungus is commonly found in the environment, the disease is usually prevented by the immune system and is hence rare. Well-recognized risk factors for the disease include diabetes mellitus, leukemia, aplastic anemia, myelodysplastic syndrome, blood dyscrasias, and immunosuppressive therapy in organ transplantation, renal disease, sepsis, and severe burns. The disease is primarily found in those who… CONTINUE READING
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