Mucormycosis

Mucormycosis is any fungal infection caused by fungi in the order Mucorales. Generally, species in the Mucor, Rhizopus, Absidia, and Cunninghamella genera are most often implicated. Common sources of... Wikipedia

  • Causes:  Weakened immune system
  • Risk factors:  HIV/AIDS, diabetes mellitus, diabetic ketoacidosis, COVID -19, lymphoma, organ transplant, long-term steroid use
  • Treatment:  amphotericin B, surgical debridement
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