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Malek, Farhad and Malek, Mojtaba and Toosi, Jafar and Tamadon, Mohammad Reza and Zahmatkesh, Mehrdad (2008) A case of pulmonary mucormycosis with limited clinical signs and symptoms in a controlled diabetic patient. Koomesh. pp. 73-77.

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    Pulmonary mucormycosis is an opportunistic fungal infection. It usually affects immunocompromised patients with poorly controlled blood glucose and ketoacidosis. The diagnos is of mucormycosis is very hard, particularly in severely immunocompromised patients. Here we describe a case of pulmonary mucormycosis in a well controlled diabetic patient who had limited clinical signs and symptoms. The patient was unsuccessfully treated with amphotericin B and died. This report seems to be a rare case of pulmonary mucormycosis in well controlled diabetes mellitus. Key words:Diabetes mellitus, Pulmonary Mucormycosis, well controlled blood glucos

    Item Type: Article
    Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
    Divisions: Faculty of Medical Sciences > School of Medicine
    Depositing User: Mr Vahab Moshtaghi
    Date Deposited: 02 Jan 2017 12:19
    Last Modified: 02 Jan 2017 12:19

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