Mucormycosis in Post Covid Patient - A Case Report

Authors

  • Kush Pathak
  • Asha Karadwal
  • Prachi Nayak
  • Sushruth Nayak

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15311

Keywords:

Mucormycosis, Covid-19, ACE2 receptors, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Iron overload

Abstract

Mucormycosis is considered to be a rare notorious fungal infection mainly affecting diabetics with or without
ketoacidosis & immunocompromised patients, with high mortality rate. Occurrence of Mucormycosis as an
implication of Covid-19 has not yet been reported. We present a case of aggressive mucormycosis in a Post
covid-19 type-2 diabetic patient and aim to illustrate the possible Covid-19 effects on body and a dire need
for early diagnosis.

Author Biographies

Kush Pathak

Associate Professor,Department of Oral Pathology & Microbiology, M.M.College of Dental Science & Research, M.M(Deemed to be) University, Mullana (Ambala)

Asha Karadwal

Reader,Department of Oral Pathology & Microbiology,M.M.College of Dental Science & Research, M.M(Deemed to be) University, Mullana (Ambala)

Prachi Nayak

Professor, Department of Oral Pathology & Microbiology,M.M.College of Dental Science & Research, M.M(Deemed to be) University, Mullana (Ambala)

Sushruth Nayak

Professor & Head, Department of Oral Pathology & Microbiology, M.M.College of Dental Science & Research, M.M(Deemed to be) University, Mullana (Ambala)

Published

2021-05-17

How to Cite

Pathak, K. ., Karadwal, A. ., Nayak, P. ., & Nayak, S. . (2021). Mucormycosis in Post Covid Patient - A Case Report. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(3), 240-244. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15311

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