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Sino-orbital infection by syncephalastrum racemosum in chronic hepatorenal disease

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Author(s): Baradkar V | Mathur Meenakshi | Panda Monalisa | Kumar Simit

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

Volume: 12;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 45;
Date: 2008;
Original page

Keywords: Hepatic disease | mulormycosis | sino-orbital infection | Syncephalastrum racemosum

ABSTRACT
We describe the first recorded case of invasive rhino-orbital infection with the zygomycete Syncephalastrum racemosum in a 45-year-old male patient with chronic hepatitis B infection, along with cirrhosis of liver. The patient was successfully treated with partial surgical debridement and liposomal amphotericin B.
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