Rhino-orbital Mucormycosis

Satvinder Singh Bakshi

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2019, , Pages 88-89

  A 52-year-old male with type I diabetes since 16 years and chronic kidney disease since 10 years presented with pain and swelling of his right eye since 5 days associated with loss of vision since 3 days. On examination there was a blackish eschar in the right nasal cavity. Ophthalmologic examination ...  Read More

Myocutaneous Mucormycosis in a Diabetic Burnt Patient Led to Upper Extremity Amputation; A Case Report

Mehdi Ayaz; Reza Moein

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 58-62

  Mucormycosis is a rare opportunistic fungal infection that can implicate cranial sinuses, brain, lungs, gastrointestinal tract and skin. Although it can occur in patients with competent and incompetent immunity such as patients with diabetes mellitus, lymphoma, leukemia and burns, but it has an aggressive, ...  Read More

Epidemiology and Clinical Characteristics of Mucormycosis in Patients with Leukemia; A 21-year Experience from Southern Iran

Amene S. Sarvestani; Gholamreza Pishdad; Shahram Bolandparvaz

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2014, , Pages 38-43

  Objectives: To determine the epidemiological aspect of mucormycosis, the nature of malignancies complicated by mucormycosis, the initial site of involvement and the subsequent outcome.Methods: This was a cross-sectional study which was performed by reviewing the medical records of 95 patients with leukemia ...  Read More

Predisposing Factors for Mucormycosis in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus; An Experience of 21 Years in Southern Iran

Amene S. Sarvestani; Gholam Reza Pishdad; Shahram Bolandparvaz

Volume 1, Issue 4 , October 2013, , Pages 164-170

  Objectives: To determine the prevalence and predisposing factors of mucormycosis in patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) in a Shiraz referral centers.Methods: This retrospective case control study, reviewed the medical records of 162 patients with pathologically confirmed diagnosis of mucormycosis hospitalized ...  Read More