Rhinocerebral mucormycosis: experience in 14 patients


KETENCİ I. , ÜNLÜ Y. , KAYA H., Somdaş M. A. , KONTAŞ O. , ÖZTÜRK M., ...More

JOURNAL OF LARYNGOLOGY AND OTOLOGY, vol.125, no.8, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 125 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1017/s0022215111000843
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF LARYNGOLOGY AND OTOLOGY
  • Keywords: Mucormycosis, Fungal Infections, Central Nervous System, Diabetes Mellitus, Zygomycosis, RHINO-ORBITAL MUCORMYCOSIS, INVASIVE FUNGAL RHINOSINUSITIS, CEREBRAL MUCORMYCOSIS, CLINICAL-MANIFESTATIONS, SURVIVAL FACTORS, ZYGOMYCOSIS, MANAGEMENT, DISEASE, EXENTERATION, CHILDREN

Abstract

Objective: Mucormycosis is an opportunist, often lethal fungal infection which occurs in immunocompromised patients. We present our experience in 14 patients with this condition.