Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2008  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 45--47

Sino-orbital infection by syncephalastrum racemosum in chronic hepatorenal disease


VP Baradkar, Meenakshi Mathur, Monalisa Panda, Simit Kumar 
 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
India

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.


How to cite this article:
Baradkar V P, Mathur M, Panda M, Kumar S. Sino-orbital infection by syncephalastrum racemosum in chronic hepatorenal disease.J Oral Maxillofac Pathol 2008;12:45-47


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Baradkar V P, Mathur M, Panda M, Kumar S. Sino-orbital infection by syncephalastrum racemosum in chronic hepatorenal disease. J Oral Maxillofac Pathol [serial online] 2008 [cited 2021 Jan 15 ];12:45-47
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