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Year : 1999  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 146-147

Case of Aspergillosis involving mandible and mimicking actinomycosis

Dept. of Medical Mycology, Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine, Calcutta 700 073

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PK Maiti
Dept. of Medical Mycology, Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine, Calcutta 700 073

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ABSTRACT: A treated case of cerebral aspergilloma recurred after 5 years as orbital aspergillosis. After an apparent cure it again recurred after 7 years. This time the fungus involved ramus of the mandible and adjacent tissue and presented as cervico-racial actinomycosis. As soon as the aetiological agent was identified as Aspergillus flavus the case as considered as a rare example of endogenous eumycetoma with involvement of mandible by Aspergillus sp.(146-147)

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