Outcome of mucormycosis after treatment: report of five cases

  title={Outcome of mucormycosis after treatment: report of five cases},
  author={Foued Bellazreg and Zouhour Hattab and Sondos Gaied Meksi and S. Mansouri and Wissem Hachfi and Naoufel Kaabia and Moncef Ben Said and Amel Letaief},
  booktitle={New microbes and new infections},
Mucormycoses are serious infections caused by filamentous fungi of the order Mucorales. They occur most often in immunocompromised patients. We report five cases of mucormycosis in patients hospitalized in the Infectious Diseases Department in Sousse - Tunisia between 2000 and 2013. They were 4 males and one female, mean age 60 years. Three patients were diabetic and one patient had acute leukemia. The locations of mucormycosis were rhinocerebral, rhino-orbital, auricular, pulmonary and… CONTINUE READING
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