Rhinocerebral mucormycosis with cerebral extension successfully treated with adjunctive hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

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Rhinocerebral mucormycosis is a devastating fungal disease with a high mortality rate. Extensive surgical débridement and amphotericin B are currently the mainstays of therapy. When cerebral extension of the fungus occurs, the disease is almost invariably fatal. Two patients with rhinocerebral mucormycosis had progression of their infection to brain… (More)

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