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Mucormicose órbtto-rino-cerebral associada à cetoacidose diabética: registro de dois casos

The authors report two cases of Orbito- rhinocerebral phycomycosis observed during 1980 and the beginning of 1981 in Maranhão, Brazil. Both patients had poorly controlled diabetes mellitus, which emphasises the importance of a decrease in host defenses in opportunistic infections caused by this fungus.

Orbito-rhinocerebral; Mucormycosis; Zygomycosis; Diabetic ketoacidosis

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