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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 460-464
Chronic invasive aspergillosis of paranasal sinuses: A case report with review of literature


Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Padmashree Dr. D. Y. Patil Dental College and Hospital, Nerul, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Avinash P Tamgadge
Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Padmashree Dr. D. Y. Patil Dental College and Hospital, Nerul, Navi Mumbai - 400 706, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-029X.102522

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Aspergillosis of the nasal and paranasal sinuses is recognized as being second to candidiasis, among opportunistic fungal infections in immunocompromised patients. However, invasive variant in normal and mildly immunocompromised hosts is a very rare occurrence. We report one such case of aspergillosis involving paranasal sinuses in mildly immunocompromised patient.


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