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Abstract

Introduction:

Mucormycosis is an aggressive infection that can cause significant disease in immunocompromised patients.

Case presentation:

A case of a diabetic patient who developed rhinocerebral mucormycosis while receiving consolidation chemotherapy for leukaemia is described.

Conclusion:

was identified in tissue biopsies by pan‐fungal PCR and DNA sequencing, which provided the only means to identify the pathogen.

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2014-06-01
2020-01-28
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