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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 37-40

Mucormycosis: An insight into its early diagnosis and prosthodontic rehabilitation


Department of Prosthodontics, Regional Dental College, Guwahati, Assam, India

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Dr. Debjani Chakraborty
Department of Prosthodontics, Regional Dental College, P.O. Indrapur, Guwahati, Kamrup (M), Assam
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/INJO.INJO_14_22

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During COVID-19 pandemic, mucormycosis has gained limelight with inadvertent increase in number of cases, despite being an uncommon, opportunistic, invasive mycotic infection otherwise. Suspected mucormycosis cases require rapid therapeutic and diagnostic intervention; delayed initiation of treatment is associated with increased mortality. It is of particular interest to prosthodontist because of the presenting symptoms and the oral and facial defects that result from the extensive surgical resection done in order to treat such aggressive disease.


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