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CASE REPORT
Year : 2023  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 167-169

Rhino-orbito-cerebral mucormycosis in a pregnant woman: A case report


Department of Ophthalmology, RMC, Kakinada, West Bengal, India

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Penumala Viswamithra
11-9-43/1, Dasapalla Hills, Visakhapatnam - 530 003, Andhra Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_1734_22

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Mucormycosis is an uncommon, rapidly progressive, angioinvasive fungal infection characterized by large areas of tissue necrosis. We report a case of a 25-year-old primigravida of gestational age 25 weeks with clinically and radiologically proven COVID-19-related rhino-orbito-cerebral mucormycosis (ROCM) stage 3c with gestational diabetes. She was treated with injection liposomal amphotericin B, but her condition rapidly progressed with impending intracranial extension. She was subjected to total exenteration of the left eye with extensive endoscopic sinus surgery and continued on systemic antifungals along with supportive therapy for four weeks after surgery.


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