Successful Treatment of Cutaneous Mucormycosis in a Young Diabetic with End Stage Renal Disease Using Combination Systemic Antifungal Agents

  • A Korb
  • PH Sonnekus
Keywords: Cutaneous Mucormycosis, Diabetic, Echinocandin, Fungal, Liposomal Amphotericin-B, Mucorales, Polyene-Caspofungin Combination, Posaconazole

Abstract

This article reports successful eradication of isolated cutaneous mucormycosis in a young poorly controlled type 1 diabetic patient with end-stage renal disease using a combination of systemic antifungal agents and aggressive surgical debridement.

Keywords: Cutaneous Mucormycosis, Diabetic, Echinocandin, Fungal, Liposomal Amphotericin-B, Mucorales, Polyene-Caspofungin Combination, Posaconazole

Published
2015-08-27
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Articles

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