DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2349-2902.isj20202866

Isolated renal mucormycosis: a rarity

Arjun S. Sandhu, Aditya A. Jha

Abstract


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.


Keywords


Isolated renal mucormycosis, Immunocompromised host, Anti-fungal therapy

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