Nayana L Raut

Department of Nursing, Smt. Radhikabai Meghe Memorial College of Nursing, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (Deemed to be University) Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha, Maharashtra, India


  • Case Report   
    Case Report on Rhinocerebral Mucormycosis
    Author(s): Nayana L Raut* and Ruchira Ankar

    Introduction: Rhinocerebral mucormycosis, commonly known as zygomycosis, is a rare fungus-related disease that affects the nose, paranasal sinuses, and brain. It's an opportunistic pathogen that thrives in immune compromised people. The fungus grows quickly and aggressively because of its interaction with immune compromised patients, generating a well-defined fulminate and life-threatening condition. Clinical Findings: Right sided facial swelling, Right sided nasal obstruction since 10 days and partially relieved since 4 days, right sided headache radiating to right ear and neck since 10 days, watery discharge from right eye partially relieved since 4 days, fever since 4 days (Temperature 100F). Diagnostic evaluation: CT Paranasal Sinuses: Mixed density collection in bilateral maxillary sinus with mucosal po.. Read More»

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