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Year : 2008  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 45-47
Sino-orbital infection by syncephalastrum racemosum in chronic hepatorenal disease


Department of Microbiology, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and General Hospital, Sion, Mumbai - 400 022, India

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V P Baradkar
Department of Microbiology, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and General Hospital, Sion, Mumbai - 400 022
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-029X.42199

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We describe the first recorded case of invasive rhino-orbital infection with the zygomycete Syncephalastrum racemosum in a 45-year-old male patient with chronic hepatitis B infection, along with cirrhosis of liver. The patient was successfully treated with partial surgical debridement and liposomal amphotericin B.


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