Recurrent Rhino-Ocular-Cerebral Mucormycosis in a Leukemic C
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Mucormycosis is an uncommon but severe fungal infection, typically observed in immunocompromized patients. We report a case of acute lymphoblastic leukemia complicated by rhino-oculo-cerebral mucormycosis in a pediatric patient. Combination lipid polyene-echinocandin therapy, along with surgical debridement appeared to be effective. Nevertheless, a severe relapse occurred during posaconazole prophylaxis; antifungal therapy, hemimaxillectomy and suspension of chemotherapy were performed. Although mucormycosis is a frequently lethal infection, prompt diagnosis and aggressive treatment can be successful even in cases of relapse....

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4594447/
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