INVASIVE GASTROINTESTINAL MUCORMYCOSIS: A RARE PRESENTATION
Dr. Sanjay Kumar, Dr. Sant Prakash Kataria, Dr. Gajender Singh, Dr. Padam Parmar*, Dr. Hemant Yadav and Dr. Rajeev Sen
Gastrointestinal mucormycosis is uncommon manifestation with non-specific presentation so diagnosis is delayed which lead to higher mortality. Only the identification of the fungi on histopathological sections caused the diagnosis to be made and appropriate therapy to be initiated at early stage. It highlights the need to keep a high index of suspicion for mucormycosis. Here we diagnosed a case of gastrointestinal mucormycosis with non-specific symptoms and absence of known risk factors in 50 years old male.
Keywords: Mucormycosis; Gastrointestinal; mesentery nodules.
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