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Rhino-sino Mucormycosis with Post-COVID-19: A Case Report

Puvaneswari Kanagaraj, Anbueswari Kanagaraj

Keywords : Amphotericin B, COVID-19, Fungal infection, Mucormycosis, Rhino-orbital mucormycosis, Rhino-sino mucormycosis

Citation Information : Kanagaraj P, Kanagaraj A. Rhino-sino Mucormycosis with Post-COVID-19: A Case Report. 2021; 14 (4):94-96.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10084-13113

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 08-02-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


COVID-19 or SARS-CoV-2 infection is known to have an association with a myriad of viral, fungal, and bacterial co-infections. Mucormycosis is a rare angio-invasive fungal infection that has shown a rising trend during COVID-19 infection in India. Mucormycosis is a rapidly progressing fungal infection caused by filamentous fungi in the Mucoraceae family and is frequently seen in diabetic and immune-compromised patients. Mucormycosis is a condition with a fulminant course and a high mortality risk. The early diagnosis and treatment of mucormycosis is very important in terms of prognosis.

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