COVID-19-associated rhino-orbital- cerebral mixed mycoses with intracranial fungal granuloma – An aggressively managed rare entity

Indian J Ophthalmol. 2021 Sep;69(9):2537-2539. doi: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_1598_21.

ABSTRACT

Rhino-orbital-cerebral mucormycosis (ROCM) with intracranial extension is a fatal disease. A case of extensive ROCM, with rare intracranial fungal granuloma, seen in a COVID-19 positive young male is described. A successful therapy consisting of a multidisciplinary approach for sinuses debridement, orbital exenteration, and intracranial granuloma excision was done. Nonseptate hyphae of Mucor and septate filamentous Aspergillus grew concurrently from exenterated orbital specimen.

PMID:34427263 | DOI:10.4103/ijo.IJO_1598_21

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