Case Report
Volume 20 Issue 8 - 2021
Rhinomaxillary Mucormycosis - A Rare Case Report
Amit Wasti1, Pradeep Kumar Pandey2, Ritu Mohindra3, Sunil Kumar Nayak4, Jyoti Wasti5, Ashish Agarwal6 and Dipti Singh7*
1Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Government Dental College, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India
2Assistant Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, Chandra Dental College and Hospital, Barabanki, UP, India
3Associate Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, Chandra Dental College and Hospital, Barabanki, UP, India
4Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Pathology and microbiology, Vananchal Dental College and Hospital, Garhwa, Jharkhand, India
5Assistant Professor, Department of Periodontics, Government Dental College, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India
6P.G Student, Department of Periodontics, Chandra Dental College and Hospital, Barabanki, UP, India
7Associate Professor and HOD, Department of Oral Med. and Radiology, Chandra Dental College and Hospital, Barabanki, UP, India
*Corresponding Author: Dipti Singh, Associate Professor, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Chandra Dental College and Hospital, Barabanki, UP, India.
Received: June 15, 2021; Published: July 26, 2021




Abstract

Zygomycosis of the class Zygomycetes which is more commonly called as Mucormycosis, is an opportunistic fungal infection, which mainly infects immunocompromised patients. Even now a days it is being increasingly recognized in COVID recovered patients. Mucormycosis is the most suddenly occurring fatal infection which spreads through nose, sinuses and even sometimes involves the brain which can lead to reduced blood supply and necrosis. Its very important for oral health care providers to diagnose the case in early phase to reduce the mortality. A similar case of 54 yr old male of mucormycosis of maxilla was reported in our clinic which has been presented in the article.

Keywords: Mucormycosis; Maxilla

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Citation: Dipti Singh., et al. “Rhinomaxillary Mucormycosis - A Rare Case Report”. EC Dental Science 20.8 (2021): 34-38.

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