Rhino-orbital-cerebral mucormycosis (ROCM): a comprehensive case review.

  title={Rhino-orbital-cerebral mucormycosis (ROCM): a comprehensive case review.},
  author={Michael A DiBartolo and Patrick S Kelley},
  journal={Aviation, space, and environmental medicine},
  volume={82 9},
The objective of this paper is to review a recent case of rhino-orbital-cerebral mucormycosis that involved the successful treatment of an immunocompromised male patient that took place in a deployed military setting. In this interventional case review, a comprehensive evaluation of predisposing factors, presenting signs and symptoms, diagnostic evaluation, and treatment will be discussed in detail. The patient was a 38-yr-old noncompliant insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus Iraqi man whose… CONTINUE READING