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Nonfatal maxillocerebral mucormycosis with orbital involvement in a dehydrated infant.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6927217     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Mucormycosis in infants is exceedingly rare, and over 90% of reported cases have been fatal. A case of a dehydrated three-week-old infant with involvement of the palate, maxilla, orbit, and brain is described with extensive laboratory and radiological investigation. This infant survived after surgical debridement and therapy with amphotericin B.
Authors:
R D Miller; P G Steinkuller; D Naegele
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of ophthalmology     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0003-4886     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Ophthalmol     Publication Date:  1980 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-08-15     Completed Date:  1985-08-15     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0210137     Medline TA:  Ann Ophthalmol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1065-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Amphotericin B / therapeutic use
Brain Diseases / diagnosis*,  therapy
Combined Modality Therapy
Debridement
Dehydration / diagnosis*
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Male
Maxillary Diseases / diagnosis*,  therapy
Mucormycosis / diagnosis*,  therapy
Orbital Diseases / diagnosis*,  therapy
Palate
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
1397-89-3/Amphotericin B

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