A Concise Review on Mucormycosis
Keywords:Diabetes mellitus, Diagnosis, Mucormycosis, Risk factors
Mucormycosis is a serious life-threatening angioinvasive infection caused due to mucormycosis. It is a very rare disease but occurs in patients who are immunocompromised which is because of neutropenia, diabetic ketoacidosis, increase serum level of available iron, and organ transplantation. For this reason, the doctor needed a high index of distrust to diagnose a malady in anyone case even if these risk factors are present in patients. Mucormycosis is categorized into rhinocerebral, cutaneous, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, and disseminated types. Even though by giving aggressive treatment, the overall mortality rate is high. In this addendum, we overview the latest knowledge on toxic properties taken by the very general etiology of mucormycosis, Rhizopus oryzae, because patients are highly susceptible to mucormycosis. The purpose and main aim of this review are to overview and fatality of mucormycosis, types, etiology, epidemiology, pathophysiology, pathogenesis, host defense against mucormycosis, iron uptake, and mucormycosis pathogenesis, risk factor, diagnosis, and treatment methods.
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Copyright (c) 2022 Sandhya L. Borse, Mrunal S. Wagh, Sakshi R. Chaudhari, Vaishali D. Naphade, Anil G. Jadhav
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