Isolated renal mucormycosis: a rarity


  • Arjun S. Sandhu Department of Urology, Army Hospital Research and Referral, New Delhi, India
  • Aditya A. Jha Department of Urology, Army Hospital Research and Referral, New Delhi, India



Isolated renal mucormycosis, Immunocompromised host, Anti-fungal therapy


Mucormycosis is a rare, opportunistic, highly aggressive, fungal infection primarily noted in immunocompromised individuals. Isolated involvement of any organ is rare in general. Isolated renal involvement is unusual, with only a few cases reported in literature to date. We present a rare case of isolated renal mucormycosis successfully managed with systemic anti-fungal therapy and nephron sparing surgery.


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