Successful treatment of gastrointestinal mucormycosis in an
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Mucormycosis has emerged as an important cause of invasive fungal infection in patients with hematologic malignancies. Gastrointestinal mucormycosis is an unusual presentation of this invasive fungal infection, and it causes considerable morbidity and mortality. Such outcomes are due in part to a nonspecific presentation that results in delays in diagnosis and treatment.

The successful management of gastrointestinal mucormycosis in neutropenic patients requires a careful assessment of symptoms, appropriate diagnostic imaging, subsequent adequate surgical debridement, and antifungal therapy. This article presents a case of gastrointestinal mucormycosis that was managed successfully with surgical debridement and combination antifungal therapy...

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