Sino-orbital aspergillosis in a diabetic patient

D. M. Sharada, G. Arunkumar, K. E. Vandana, P. S. Rao

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Abstract

Sino-orbital aspergillosis in a 61-year-old male with uncontrolled non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus presented with three months history of left ear pain, left side headache with mucopurulent nasal discharge and one week history of progressive swelling and pain with difficulty in opening of the left eye and sudden loss of vision. In spite of surgical debridement and medical management with amphotericin B and itraconazole his visual outcome was poor and the infection was unabated at one month follow up.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)138-140
Number of pages3
JournalIndian Journal of Medical Microbiology
Volume24
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 01-04-2006

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Sharada, D. M., Arunkumar, G., Vandana, K. E., & Rao, P. S. (2006). Sino-orbital aspergillosis in a diabetic patient. Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology, 24(2), 138-140.