BMJ Case Rep 2018 Apr 17;2018. Epub 2018 Apr 17.
Department of Otolaryngology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
In this report, we describe the case of a young, diabetic girl with ketoacidosis who suffered sudden loss of vision of the right eye. The loss of vision was caused by an invasive rhino-orbital-cerebral fungal infection (mucormycosis) with extensive periorbital thrombosis. Despite maximal antifungal and surgical treatment (including exenteration of the right orbit), the clinical situation deteriorated. Read More