IP Archives of Cytology and Histopathology Research

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135-139


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Sunil V Jagtap*, Swati S Jagtap, Vaidehi Nagar, Kaushiki Varshney


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Invasive mucormycosis in post COVID-19 infection: Case report with review


Case Report

Author Details : Sunil V Jagtap*, Swati S Jagtap, Vaidehi Nagar, Kaushiki Varshney

Volume : 6, Issue : 2, Year : 2021

Article Page : 135-139

https://doi.org/10.18231/j.achr.2021.033



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Abstract

COVID-19 is an infection caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2). Now there are increased cases with super infections by mucormycosis, which were rarely reported in the beginning of the current pandemic of COVID 19. Herewith a case of 47 year-old male patient of post COVID-19 infection having severe hypoxia and was on ventilator, received steroid treatment and also known case of HIV/AIDS. Now admitted to our hospital having fever, facial pain, and swelling midface
region. His RT-PCR test was positive. On clinical, radio imaging and on histopathological findings diagnosed as maxillary mucormycosis. We are presenting this rare case for its clinical, radio imaging, and on histopathological findings.

Keywords: COVID19, Mucormycosis, SARSCoV2, maxillary fungal infection.


How to cite : Jagtap S V, Jagtap S S, Nagar V , Varshney K , Invasive mucormycosis in post COVID-19 infection: Case report with review. IP Arch Cytol Histopathol Res 2021;6(2):135-139

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