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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 26  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 192-194

Gastric mucormycosis in an immunocompetent patient


1 Department of Medicine, TMC and Dr. BRAM Teaching Hospital, Hapania, Agartala, India
2 Department of Pathology, Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal, India
3 Department of Medicine, Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal, India

Correspondence Address:
Th. Premchand Singh
Professor of Medicine, Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal - 795 002
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0972-4958 .113251

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Gastrointestinal mucormycosis is an uncommon disease most often occurring in immunocompromised individuals, patients with diabetes, and patients suffering from hematologic and solid malignancy. Rarely, it may occur in normal persons without any contributory factor. We report a rare case of gastric mucormycosis in an immunocompetent individual who recovered with Amphotericin-B treatment.


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