Mucormycosis and Fungus

Common cause- Rhizopus(in moldy bread), spores are deposited at nasal, lung, GI, skin Presentation- Severe facial sinuses infection→  may extend to brain Iron study- High ferritin, low TIBC Treatment- Liposomal form of amphotericin B(nephrotoxicity), Isavuconazole( QTc shortening), Posaconazole 1.Rhinocerebral disease Risk factor- DKA, neutropenia Presentation- Retro-orbital headache, invasion of the CN V and VII , […]