Rhinoorbitocerebral Mucormycosis with Maggots in a Neglected Diabetic Patient
Mucormycosis is a rare opportunistic fungal infection in immunocompromised patients, Rhizopus species are most common, sometimes mucormycosis can be life threatening we report a case of rhinoorbitocerebral mucormycosis a patient with diabetic ketoacidosis secondarily infected by maggots with altered consciousness and metabolic decompensation.
KeywordsRhinoorbitocerebral (ROC) Anterior cerebral artery (ACA) Noncontrast computed tomography (NCCT) Comlete blood count (CBC) Random blood sugar (RBS)
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