Disseminated abdominal mucormycosis-an unusual cause of gastric perforation

Rajoo Ramachandran., Jeffrey Ralph., Subramanyam Ilanchezhian., Prabhu Radhan., Radhakrishnan., Balaji Jeevanandham and Venkata Sai

Mucormycosis forms a group of fatal, opportunistic fungal infections with high morbidity and mortality in vulnerable patients. In this report we discuss a case of disseminated mucormycosis in an immunosupressed child to emphasize the role of imaging in early diagnosis and surgical planning. However the prognosis is grave despite antifungal and radical surgery.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24327/ijcar.2017.3292.0251