[Rhinocerebral mucormycosis]

J Neuroradiol. 2004 Jan;31(1):74-6. doi: 10.1016/s0150-9861(04)96884-8.
[Article in French]

Abstract

We report a case of a rhinocerebral mucormycosis with extensive cavernous sinus thrombophlebitis and internal carotid artery thrombosis. This case illustrates the usual clinical and imaging features of the disease, which is a potentially devastating infection in immunocompromised patients.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Carotid Artery Thrombosis / diagnosis*
  • Carotid Artery, Internal / pathology
  • Cavernous Sinus / pathology
  • Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis / diagnosis*
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1 / complications
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Image Enhancement*
  • Image Processing, Computer-Assisted*
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging*
  • Maxillary Sinus / pathology
  • Maxillary Sinusitis / diagnosis*
  • Middle Aged
  • Mucormycosis / diagnosis*
  • Opportunistic Infections / diagnosis*