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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Scheckenbach, K; Cornely, O; Hoffmann, TK; Engers, R; Bier, H; Chaker, A; Greve, J; Schipper, J; Wagenmann, M 
Title:
Emerging therapeutic options in fulminant invasive rhinocerebral mucormycosis. 
Abstract:
Five cases of rhinocerebral mucormycosis (RCM) with different courses of illness and outcomes also due to different therapeutical strategies including Posaconazole as a new therapeutic option are described. Predisposing conditions for RCM are diabetes mellitus and immunosuppression. Diagnosis is often delayed because patients complain about nonspecific symptoms of acute rhinosinusitis, and initial CT imaging is unimpressive. Progressive disease, however, leads to early orbital and cerebral invas...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Auris Nasus Larynx 
Year:
2010 
Journal volume:
37 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
322-8 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0385-8146 
TUM Institution:
Hals-, Nasen-, Ohrenklinik und Poliklinik