Mucormycosis In a Diabetic Patient - A Case Report and the Review of the Literature
Keywords:Amphotericin B, Diabetes Mellitus, Candida, Mucormycosis, Mucoraceae, Opportunistic infection
Mucormycosis usually occurs in immunocompromised patients with uncontrolled diabetes mellitus, hematologic
malignancies etc. These fungi show a predilection for arterial invasion, causing widespread emboli and necrosis of
contiguous tissues. Here, we present a case report of Mucormycosis in an immunocompromised diabetic patient and
also the review of the literature.
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