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A fatal case of rhino-orbito-cerebral zygomycosis caused by Rhizopus oryzae






Infeksiyon Dergisi = Turkish Journal of Infection 13(3): 427-431

A fatal case of rhino-orbito-cerebral zygomycosis caused by Rhizopus oryzae

A case is reported in a 55-year-old diabetic woman from Turkey, who developed rhino-orbito-cerebral and pulmonary forms of zygomycosis together caused by R. oryzae, after dental extraction. Although amphotericin B treatment was started after first mycological confirmation on the 5th day of hospitalization, patient died within 10 h of therapy.


Accession: 003342807



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