Tympanic membrane perforation secondary to Aspergillus niger otomycosis

IDCases. 2020 Sep 5;22:e00944. doi: 10.1016/j.idcr.2020.e00944. eCollection 2020.

Abstract

Aspergillus niger is one of more than 340 different species belonging to the filamentous fungal genus Aspergillus. Aspergillosis can present with a wide range of clinical syndromes, and it results in significant morbidity and mortality worldwide. Here we described a rare case of the left central tympanic membrane perforation secondary to Aspergillus niger otomycosis. The patient underwent tympanoplasty with good improvement.

Keywords: Aspergillus niger; Otomycosis; Tympanic membrane perforation; Tympanoplasty.

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  • Case Reports