Diagnostic Dilemma Associated with Rhinomaxillary Mucormycosis: A Case Report of a Non COVID-19 Patient

Mucormycosis is a life-threatening opportunistic infection that scientists are trying to figure out how to diagnose and treat. It’s an illness that affects the sick. The most prevalent type of mucormycosis is rhinocerebral mucormycosis. The fungus normally starts in the nasal mucosa or palate, then spreads to the surrounding tissues, producing widespread necrosis. If an early diagnosis is not made, this life-threatening condition still has a significant fatality rate. As a result, thorough neuroimaging and particular diagnostic procedures like as culture and histology for early diagnosis are regarded critical steps in the patient’s effective therapy.

Author(s) Details

Sugandha Arya
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Vyas Dental College and Hospital, Jodhpur, India.

Jyoti Beniwal
Department of Prosthodontics, DR Harvansh Singh Judge Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Chandigarh, India.

Vaibhav Thakkar
Department of Public Health Dentistry, MGM Dental college, Mumbai, India.

Sandeep Saurabh
Department of Pedodontics, V.D.C.H, Jharkhand, India.

Ashish Pillania
Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Charak Palika Hospital, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, India.

Archana Raina
Department of Periodontics. New Delhi, India.

Satya Prakash Giri
General Dentist, Uttar Pradesh, India

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