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Mucormycosis of maxillary sinus

Author(s): Aggarwal Pooja | Saxena Susmita | Bansal Vishal

Journal: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
ISSN 0973-029X

Volume: 11;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 66;
Date: 2007;
Original page

Keywords: Mucormycosis | fungal sinusitis | opportunistic infection

Mucormycosis is a fungal infection commonly affecting structures in the head and neck, such as air sinuses orbits and the brain. Common predisposing factors include diabetes and immunosuppression. One such case of mucormycosis associated with diabetes mellitus reported to Subharati Dental College, Meerut.

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