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Sino-orbital Aspergillosis in a Diabetic Patient

Sharada, DM and Arunkumar, G and Vandana, KE and Rao, PS (2006) Sino-orbital Aspergillosis in a Diabetic Patient. Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology, 24 (2). pp. 138-140. ISSN 0255-0857

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Abstract

Sino-orbital aspergillosis in a 61-year-old male with uncontrolled non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus presented with three months history of left ear pain, left side headache with mucopurulent nasal discharge and one week history of progressive swelling and pain with difficulty in opening of the left eye and sudden loss of vision. In spite of surgical debridement and medical management with amphotericin B and itraconazole his visual outcome was poor and the infection was unabated at one month follow up.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Aspergillosis; Sinusitis; Sino-orbital aspergillosis
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Microbiology
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2016 09:09
Last Modified: 11 Feb 2016 09:09
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/145306

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