J Mycol Med 2022 Mar 28;32(1):101211. Epub 2021 Oct 28.
Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Prosthetics and Traumatology, School of Dentistry - University of São Paulo, Av. Lineu Prestes, São Paulo 2227, Brazil.
Mucormycosis is an aggressive, rare and opportunistic infectious disease, with a high mortality rate. Etiologic agents are filamentous fungi, and infection among humans normally occurs through spore inhalation. A 61-year-old male individual, presenting left eye amaurosis, dark epistaxis, hyperalgesia and malodor underwent clinical examination, which detected ulcerative lesion and wide bone exposure in the hard palate and alveolar ridge. Read More