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VOLUME 10 , ISSUE 3 ( September-December, 2018 ) > List of Articles

CASE REPORT

Mucormycosis of the Middle Ear: A Case Report

Poonam K Saidha, AM Balasubramanya, Ntaashya H Sima, Jithu Zacharia

Keywords : Middle ear, MRM, Mucormycosis,Amphotericin

Citation Information : Saidha PK, Balasubramanya A, Sima NH, Zacharia J. Mucormycosis of the Middle Ear: A Case Report. Int J Otorhinolaryngol Clin 2018; 10 (3):106-109.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10003-1303

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-12-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Mucor is a saprophytic organism and commonly invades the nose and paranasal sinuses of immunocompromised and diabetic patients. Middle ear involvement is extremely uncommon. Early diagnosis based on strong clinical suspicion with radical debridement in the early setting under amphotericin cover offers a suitable management option.


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