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A Case of Progressive Rhino-Orbital Mucormycosis Involving the Brain Via Direct Extension, Retrograde Perineural Spreading and Middle Cerebral Artery Vasculopathy

Bahaadin Siroos 1 , Zahra Sharify Bahram 1 , Omid Ghaemi 2 , Seyyed Mahdi Zia Ziabari 3 and Mojtaba Hedayat Yaghoobi 4 , *
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1 Department of Neurology, Imam Khomeini Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Department of Radiology, Imam Khomeini Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences Tehran, IR Iran
3 Department of Emergency Medicine, Poursina Hospital, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, IR Iran
4 Department of Infectious Disease, Besat Hospital, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, IR Iran
Article information
  • Archives of Clinical Infectious Diseases: June 30, 2014, 9 (3); e17580
  • Published Online: June 25, 2014
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: January 16, 2014
  • Revised: April 10, 2014
  • Accepted: May 6, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/archcid.17580

To Cite: Siroos B, Sharify Bahram Z, Ghaemi O, Zia Ziabari S M, Hedayat Yaghoobi M. A Case of Progressive Rhino-Orbital Mucormycosis Involving the Brain Via Direct Extension, Retrograde Perineural Spreading and Middle Cerebral Artery Vasculopathy, Arch Clin Infect Dis. 2014 ; 9(3):e17580. doi: 10.5812/archcid.17580.

Abstract
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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
Acknowledgements
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