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J Assoc Physicians India. 2013 May;61(5):339-40.

Rhino-orbital-cerebral infection by Syncephalastrum racemosusm.

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  • 1Department of Medicine, Christian Medical College, Vellore.
  • 2Department of Microbiology, Christian Medical College, Vellore.

Abstract

Invasive rhino-sinusitis infection has been known to be caused by zygomycetes commonly belonging to the genera Rhizopus, Mucor and Rhizomucor. We report a middle aged diabetic gentleman who had invasive rhino-orbital-cerebral infection with Syncephalastrum racemosum. This genera belonging to zygomycetes group of fungi which usually causes skin and soft tissue infection but invasive infection with this fungus is rarely known.

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