Isolated Cerebral Mucormycosis

  • Md Aliuzzaman Joarder Sr. Reg Neuro Surgery, Apollo Hospitals Dhaka
  • Mathew J Chandy Sr. Consultant & Coordinator, Apollo Hospitals Dhaka
  • Nahid Akhter RMO Neuro Surgery, Apollo Hospitals Dhaka
  • Mamun Reza RMO Neuro Surgery, Apollo Hospitals Dhaka
  • Ahmed Khaled Specialist Histopathology, Apollo Hospitals Dhaka
  • Tareak Al Nasir Sr. Consultant & Coordinator, Apollo Hospitals Dhaka
  • Linika Agrawal Reg Histopathology, Apollo Hospitals Dhaka
Keywords: Isolated, Cerebral, Mucormycosis

Abstract

Isolated cerebral mucormycosis without rhino-orbital focus is an extremely rare but life-threatening infection of central nervous system that most commonly found in intravenous drug abuser. We present a case of isolated cerebral mucormycosis diagnosed by open biopsy and treated with amphotericin B.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/pulse.v5i2.20267

Pulse Vol.5 July 2011 p.54-57

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2014-08-31
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Joarder, M. A., Chandy, M., Akhter, N., Reza, M., Khaled, A., Nasir, T., & Agrawal, L. (2014). Isolated Cerebral Mucormycosis. Pulse, 5(2), 54-57. https://doi.org/10.3329/pulse.v5i2.20267
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Case Reports