Airway Management in a Patient with Palato-Maxillo-Orbital Tract as a Sequel of Rhino-Cerbral Mucormycosis Undergoing Kidney Transplantation
AbstractMucormycosis is a serious fungal infection caused by the filamentous fungi of the mucorales order of the class of zygomycetes. Mucormycosis is classically defined as an opportunistic fatal infection. In this report we explain a 49 years old woman with palato-orbital tract as a sequel of rhino cerebral mucormycosis and end stage renal disease candidate for kidney transplantation. Difficulties in airway management as well as inducing and maintaining anesthesia was our main concern.
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