Mucormycosis of the sphenoid sinus in an otherwise healthy patient. Case report and literature review

@inproceedings{Zapico1996MucormycosisOT,
  title={Mucormycosis of the sphenoid sinus in an otherwise healthy patient. Case report and literature review},
  author={A. Zapico and Angela R. Su{\'a}rez and P. Mellado Encinas and Carmelo Morales Angulo and E. Cabrera Pozuelo},
  year={1996}
}
Paranasal and rhinocerebral mucormycosis refers to uncommon opportunistic fungal infections, reported to occur especially in association with diabetic acidosis (the most common), immunosuppressive therapy, malignancy, or other chronic debilitating disorders. However, patients who have no underlying disease have occasionally been affected. According to the literature reviewed, only 13 well-documented cases without any predisposing factor have been previously reported. We describe a unique case… CONTINUE READING