Mucormycosis with Covid-19: A Review on Clinical Manifestations and Treatment

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Avineet Kaur
Mohnish Kumar
Gaganpreet Singh
Aaron Sarwal
Parminder Kaur
Harnoor Singh Sandhu

Abstract

Mucormycosis is a dangerous fungal disease caused by a group of moulds identified as mucormycetes.
Mucormycosis is more commonly observed in patients with underlying medical conditions such as; diabetic
acidosis, acute leukemia and patients under corticosteroids or cytotoxic drugs. Depending on the patient’s,
mortality rates can be up to 100%. Initial diagnosis and rapid treatment can decrease the mortality and morbidity
of this dangerous fungal disease.

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Mucormycosis with Covid-19: A Review on Clinical Manifestations and Treatment. (2022). Indian Journal of Contemporary Dentistry, 10(2), 1-4. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijocd.v10i2.18412
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Author Biographies

Avineet Kaur

Senior Lecturer, Department of Periodontology and Oral Implantology, Swami Devi Dyal Dental,
College and Hospital Golpura, Barwala, Haryana, India

Mohnish Kumar

Trainee (Final Year), General surgery, Fortis Escorts Hospital, Faridabad, India

Gaganpreet Singh

Medical officer, Civil Hospital Jalandhar, Punjab144001, India

Aaron Sarwal

Resident Endodontist, Department of Conservative dentistry and Endodontics, Mills Dental Care, Port,
Moresby, NCD, Papua New Guinea 121

Parminder Kaur

Student First Year, Masters of Nursing Science, University of Melbourne 39, Mermaid Crescent, Wyndham, Vale, 3024

Harnoor Singh Sandhu

Emergency medical officer, Department of Emergency, Gian sagar medical hospital Banur, Rajpura, Punjab, India.

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Mucormycosis with Covid-19: A Review on Clinical Manifestations and Treatment. (2022). Indian Journal of Contemporary Dentistry, 10(2), 1-4. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijocd.v10i2.18412