Rhinocerebral Mucormycosis

Kim Eagle, Mark Edmund Rupp

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Figure 1. A 45-year-old woman with poorly controlled insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus had facial and periorbital swelling for three to four days. On the day of admission she was unable to open her right eye (Panel A). On admission she had a white-cell count of 22,000 per cubic millimeter, with 84 percent neutrophils and bands and a moderate degree of metabolic acidosis (blood pH, 7.22; plasma bicarbonate concentration, 8 mmol per liter). A computed tomographic scan of the head (Panel B) showed involvement of the paranasal sinuses (arrow) and periorbital soft tissues. Material from the periorbital tissue (Panel C), stained with…

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Volume333
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 31 1995

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Mucormycosis
Paranasal Sinuses
Bicarbonates
Acidosis
Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
Neutrophils
Cell Count
Head

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