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Year : 1992  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 42-44

Invasion Of Paranasal Sinuses By Aspergillus Fumigatus : A Case Report



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A case of aspergillosis of the ethomoidal sinuses extending to the orbit is reported. The patient [resented with a history of nasal obstruction, headache and gradual shrinkage in the size of the left eyeball. On examination, the left nasal cavity showed a reddish – white mass obstructing the nasal cavity. CT scan showed a soft tissue mass in the left nasal cavity, ethmoids and forntal sinuses. Direct examination of the excised tissue revealed the presence of septate, branching fungal elements. A. fumigatus was repeatedly isolated in culture. The patient was subjected to surgery followed by treatment with antibacterial and anti-fungal antibiotics.






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