Mucormycosis of intestine in an immunocompetent individual

Kudva, Ranjini and Kudva, Annappa (2014) Mucormycosis of intestine in an immunocompetent individual. International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, 4 (3). pp. 1-3. ISSN 2250-3153

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Mucormycosis is a relatively uncommon opportunistic infection caused by fungus Mucor. This usually occur in association with diabetes, leukemia , lymphoma , following long term use of corticosteroids and cytotoxic drugs.We present a case of gastrointestinal mucormycosis in a 40 year old immunocompetent patient with a mass in the jejunum mimicking Gastrointestinal stromal tumor( GIST).

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Intestine; mucormycosis.
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Pathology
Medicine > KMC Manipal > Surgery
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 30 Mar 2015 05:14
Last Modified: 30 Mar 2015 05:14

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