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RMJ. 2013; 38(2): 206-208


Fungal sinusitis in an immunocompetent patient

Salman Amiruddin, Balwant Singh Gendeh.

Abstract
Fungal infections of the paranasal sinus are increasingly recognized entity both in normal and immunocompromised individuals. Aspergillosis and Mucormycosis being the commonest of all the fungal infections involving maxillary sinus manifests as two distinct entities, a non-invasive and invasive infection. It is necessary to distinguish the invasive disease from the non-invasive as the treatment and prognosis are different in each. Early diagnosis is essential in order to avoid high morbidity and mortality associated with the destructive disease and to initiate treatment before irreversible condition arise. This case report present a case of fungal sinusitis which occur in an immunocompetent patient and responded well with sinus clearance under clinic settings.

Key words: Fungal sinusitis, immunocompetent patient, mucomycosis


 
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Amiruddin, Salman, and Balwant Singh Gendeh. 2013. Fungal sinusitis in an immunocompetent patient. Rawal Medical Journal, 38 (2), 206-208.



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