Cutaneous mucormycosis with necrotising fasciitis in a young immunocompetent individual

Prabhu, Shivananda and Chakrapani, Mahabala and Kausalya, Sahu and Shenoy, Suchitra and Kini, U Anand (2011) Cutaneous mucormycosis with necrotising fasciitis in a young immunocompetent individual. Tropical Doctor, 41. pp. 183-184.

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Abstract

Primary cutaneous mucormycosis is uncommon and is extremely rare in immunocompetent young individuals. Herewe report a case of necrotising fasciitis due tomucormycosis in an immunocompetent young individual followingminor trauma.Mucormycosis must be suspected in any wound that is worsening despite appropriate treatment even in immunocompetent individuals

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Case Series and Case Reports
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Microbiology
Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Pathology
Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Surgery
Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Medicine
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 14 Feb 2012 10:52
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2012 10:52
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/3140

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