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Shankarnarayanan, Gopalakrishnan (2012) MUCORMYCOSIS - A CASE SERIES. Online journal of otolaryngology JORL, 2 (2). pp. 43-57. ISSN 2250- 0359

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    Abstract

    Mucormycosis is a rare opportunistic fungal infection with a rapidly progressive and fulminant course with often fatal outcome. A less fulminant variety of this is the Rhino maxillary subtype which usually presents with palatal ulceration, facial swelling, turbinate necrosis and purulent sinusitis. We are reporting our experience of 4 such cases seen during the last 10 yrs. A strong suspicion, prompt diagnosis with pathological confirmation and aggressive surgical treatment gives a better outcome

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: rhinology,mucormycosis,rhinomaxillary
    Subjects: Medicine and Dentistry > Others in Medicine and Dentistry > Medicine and Dentistry not elsewhere classified
    Divisions: UNSPECIFIED
    Depositing User: Dr Thiagarajan Balasubramanian
    Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2012 16:21
    Last Modified: 01 Mar 2012 16:21
    URI: http://opendepot.org/id/eprint/772

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