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Arch Intern Med. 1989 Apr;149(4):962-4.

Candidal sinusitis and diabetic ketoacidosis. A brief report.

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Department of Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234-6200.

Abstract

A 55-year-old man presented with diabetic ketoacidosis and pansinusitis due to infection with Candida albicans. The infection responded to local drainage procedures, the administration of amphotericin B (2 g), and aggressive medical therapy of the ketoacidosis. Sinusitis due to C albicans is rare but may be more frequently seen in the immunocompromised host. Unlike those infections caused by Mucor or Aspergillus species, sinusitis due to C albicans may respond to local drainage and amphotericin B therapy.

PMID:
2495782
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