Mucormycosis in Intestines–An Underdog among Invasive Intestinal Infections

Simrandeep Kaur Jagdev, Ruchita Tyagi, Bhavna Garg, Neena Sood
2018 Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research  
Mucormycosis is an opportunistic invasive fungal infection caused by Mucorales of class Zygomycetes. It is commonly seen in immunosuppressed cases. Gastrointestinal infection (GI) is very uncommon among adults and is diagnosed only on histopathological examination of biopsy or resection specimens. Due to non-specific clinical presentation, intestinal mucormycosis is diagnosed late. We report a series of six cases of intestinal mucormycosis in adults.
doi:10.7860/jcdr/2018/31363.11119 fatcat:5l6ujjrewrbilfesdxjf5nb5je