Rhinocerebral Mucormycosis Presenting As An Orbital Apex Syndrome: Case Report
Abstract:The survival of a patient with left paranasal sinus mucormycosis, chemosis, proptosis, visual loss and complete ophthalmoplegia is being presented.
Surgical debridement, the use of Amphotericin B, and the control of Diabetes Mellitus significantly increased the survival of a devastating and fatal disease.
Long-term follow-up of these patients cannot be over-emphasized because of recurrence and chronic involvement.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: September 1, 1982
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