Keywords : Aspergillosis
An unusual case of dual co-infections in an Immunocompetent person
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2022, Volume 9, Issue 7, Pages 8346-8349
Rhino cerebral Mucormycosis and aspergillosis are uncommon but lethal diseases in people with immunocompromised persons. These infections typically spread through inhalation , but they can also enter through ingestion and trauma. Here, presenting a case of mucormycosis and aspergillosis in a 24-year-old immunocompetent male patient with no known co-morbidities who presented initially with complaints of headache and on subsequent investigations revealed both mucormycosis and aspergillosis involving the paranasal sinuses, nose, and cerebrum. The patient was treated with amphotericin B and Posaconazole.