Mucormycosis

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AN ATYPICAL PRESENTATION OF MUCORMYCOSIS IN AN IMMUNOCOMPETENT HOST

Case Presentation: A 78-year-old female with controlled type 2 DM (A1C 7%, diet control), hypertension and left-eye glaucoma with resultant vision loss was initially admitted for atypical chest pain. She reported unintentional weight loss of [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:33:53+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on AN ATYPICAL PRESENTATION OF MUCORMYCOSIS IN AN IMMUNOCOMPETENT HOST

DO NOT IGNORE A VESICLE ON THE EYELID OF A DIABETIC PATIENT- A PRESENTATION OF RHINO-ORBITAL AND PRESUMPTIVE CEREBRAL MUCORMYCOSIS

Case Presentation: Rhino-orbital-cerebral mucormycosis is an uncommon invasive fungal infection associated with high mortality. The disease has been described in immunosuppressed patients with malignancy, neutropenia, iron overload, as well as among patients with uncontrolled diabetes [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:44:01+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on DO NOT IGNORE A VESICLE ON THE EYELID OF A DIABETIC PATIENT- A PRESENTATION OF RHINO-ORBITAL AND PRESUMPTIVE CEREBRAL MUCORMYCOSIS

GASTROINTESTINAL MUCORMYCOSIS MASQUERADING UNDER SYMPTOMS OF DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS IN AN IMMUNOCOMPETENT HOST

Case Presentation: A 25-year-old female with a history of hypertension and diabetes mellitus (DM) type 1 presented with altered mental status, abdominal pain, and tenderness. On presentation, she was afebrile, hemodynamically stable. Further workup revealed [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:34:10+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on GASTROINTESTINAL MUCORMYCOSIS MASQUERADING UNDER SYMPTOMS OF DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS IN AN IMMUNOCOMPETENT HOST