Rhinomaxillary Mucormycosis in an immunocompetant individual– A case report with review of literature

Mrinal Vishweshwar Shete, Revati Deshmukh, Anagha Shete, Prasad Karande


Mucormycosis is a deep fungal infection affecting the head and neck region, usually affecting the air sinuses, orbits and extending up to the brain. It is an opportunistic fungal infection seen in association with diabetes or other immunosuppressive conditions. It is rarely seen in immunocompetent individuals. One such case of mucormycosis in a 47 year old immunocompetent male is reported here to emphasize early diagnosis of this potentially fatal fungal infection.


Fungal Infection; Fatal; immunosuppression; Mucormycosis; Opportunistic.

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