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2022 Feb

Clin Case Rep



Rhino-orbito-cerebral mucormycosis in a post-COVID-19 diabetic patient: Rare case from Iran.


Fakhar M, Sharifpour A, Zakariaei Z, Banimostafavi E S, Soleymani M, Davoodi L
Clin Case Rep. 2022 Feb; 10(2):e05506.
PMID: 35237439.


Rhino-orbito-cerebral mucormycosis (ROCM) is a progressive and life-threatening disease that is caused by a fungal infection. Every uncontrolled diabetic patient with a skin lesion on their head and neck, sinusitis symptoms, headache, and orbital edema should be evaluated for mucormycosis.