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Mucormycosis.

Tropical Doctor 40(2):127 (2010) PMID 20305117

Mucormycosis is an aggressive, opportunistic infection caused by fungi belonging to the class of Phycomycetes. Rhino-oculo-cerebral mucormycosis is the commonest anatomical presentation of mucormycosis and is a potentially fatal disease. We report here a case of a 65-year-old diabetic female who presented with a locally invasive type of mucormycosis and was treated successfully by surgical debridement along with medical treatment (Amphoterecin-B and insulin).

DOI: 10.1258/td.2009.090209