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Liver cirrhosis and rhino-orbital mucormycosis, a possible but rare association: description of a clinical case and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20231998     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Only few cases of rhino-orbital mucormycosis in patients with liver cirrhosis are described in the literature and most of these patients showed an associated diabetes mellitus. We describe a case of rhino-orbital mucormycosis in a patient with liver cirrhosis without other risk factors.
Authors:
Adriano M Pellicelli; Cecilia D'Ambrosio; Roberto Villani; Giuseppe Cerasari; Pasquale Ialongo; Andrea Cortese; Lucia Rosalba Grillo; Fabrizio Soccorsi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Brazilian journal of infectious diseases : an official publication of the Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases     Volume:  13     ISSN:  1678-4391     ISO Abbreviation:  Braz J Infect Dis     Publication Date:  2009 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-03-16     Completed Date:  2010-06-02     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9812937     Medline TA:  Braz J Infect Dis     Country:  Brazil    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  314-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Liver Unit, San Camillo Forlanini Hospital, Rome, Italy. HUadriano.pellicelli@tiscali.it
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Amphotericin B / therapeutic use
Antifungal Agents / therapeutic use
Eye Infections, Fungal / complications*,  diagnosis,  therapy
Female
Humans
Immunocompetence
Liver Cirrhosis / complications*
Middle Aged
Mucormycosis / complications*,  diagnosis,  therapy
Orbit Evisceration
Orbital Diseases / complications*,  diagnosis,  therapy
Paranasal Sinus Diseases / complications*,  diagnosis,  therapy
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antifungal Agents; 1397-89-3/Amphotericin B

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