mucormycosis


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mucormycosis

[¦myü·kȯr‚mī′kō·səs]
(medicine)
An acute, usually fulminating fungus infection of humans caused by several genera of Mucorales, including Absidia, Rhizopus, and Mucor.
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KEY WORDS: Mucormycosis, Hepatosplenic, Hematopoietic stem cell transplant.
Gastric mucormycosis is a rare disease with a reported fatal outcome of 98%.
Mucormycosis is an emergent fungal infection which affects a substantial proportion of immunosuppressed hosts, especially diabetics, those with hematological malignancy and recipients of bone marrow transplants.
Infections with Mucormycosis, Mycobacterium fortuitum and Toxic shock syndrome due to Staphylococcus aureus at the site of peritoneal dialysis have been reported.
Death records were accessed when the ICD-10 code matched any of the following (or their subsections): aspergillosis, blastomycosis, candidiasis, coccidioidomycosis, cryptococcosis, histoplasmosis, mucormycosis, pneumocystosis, sporotrichosis, zygomycosis, and unspecified mycosis.
The triazole antifungal isavuconazonium (Cresemba) is used for the treatment of invasive aspergillosis or invasive mucormycosis.
On September 18, hospital B reported that it had identified an additional transplant recipient with mucormycosis.
Isavuconazonium sulfate was approved in 2015 by the FDA for the treatment of invasive aspergillosis and invasive mucormycosis.
Airway mucormycosis is a deadly opportunistic infection that affects immunocompromised persons, particularly diabetics and those undergoing chemotherapy.
Necrotizing cutaneous mucormycosis after a tornado in Joplin, Missouri, in 2011.
Unusual organisms causing osteomyelitis in the cranio-facial region may include Pseudomonas, Actinomyces, Candida, Mucormycosis, Mycobacterim tuberculosis, Alternaria and Aspergillus.