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Zygomycosis
Sonia L. Betancourt-Cuellar, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Pathology

          • Clinical Issues

            • Diagnostic Checklist

              TERMINOLOGY

              • Synonyms

                • Mucormycosis
              • Definitions

                • Opportunistic infection caused by fungi belonging to Zygomycetes class, which includes Rhizopus, Mucor, and Lichtheimia

              IMAGING

              • Radiographic Findings

                • CT Findings

                  • Imaging Recommendations

                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                      PATHOLOGY

                      • Microscopic Features

                        CLINICAL ISSUES

                        • Presentation

                          • Demographics

                            • Natural History & Prognosis

                              • Treatment

                                DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                • Consider

                                  Selected References

                                  1. Lin CY et al: Comparison of clinical manifestation, diagnosis, and outcomes of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis and pulmonary mucormycosis. Microorganisms. 7(11), 2019
                                  2. Hammer MM et al: Pulmonary mucormycosis: radiologic features at presentation and over time. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 210(4):742-7, 2018
                                  3. Skiada A et al: Challenges in the diagnosis and treatment of mucormycosis. Med Mycol. 56(suppl_1):93-101, 2018
                                  4. Afolayan O et al: Pulmonary mucormycosis treated with lobectomy. Ann Thorac Surg. 103(6):e531-3, 2017
                                  5. Lin E et al: Pulmonary mucormycosis: clinical features and outcomes. Infection. 45(4):443-8, 2017
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                                  KEY FACTS

                                  • Terminology

                                    • Imaging

                                      • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                        • Pathology

                                          • Clinical Issues

                                            • Diagnostic Checklist

                                              TERMINOLOGY

                                              • Synonyms

                                                • Mucormycosis
                                              • Definitions

                                                • Opportunistic infection caused by fungi belonging to Zygomycetes class, which includes Rhizopus, Mucor, and Lichtheimia

                                              IMAGING

                                              • Radiographic Findings

                                                • CT Findings

                                                  • Imaging Recommendations

                                                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                      PATHOLOGY

                                                      • Microscopic Features

                                                        CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                        • Presentation

                                                          • Demographics

                                                            • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                              • Treatment

                                                                DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                • Consider

                                                                  Selected References

                                                                  1. Lin CY et al: Comparison of clinical manifestation, diagnosis, and outcomes of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis and pulmonary mucormycosis. Microorganisms. 7(11), 2019
                                                                  2. Hammer MM et al: Pulmonary mucormycosis: radiologic features at presentation and over time. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 210(4):742-7, 2018
                                                                  3. Skiada A et al: Challenges in the diagnosis and treatment of mucormycosis. Med Mycol. 56(suppl_1):93-101, 2018
                                                                  4. Afolayan O et al: Pulmonary mucormycosis treated with lobectomy. Ann Thorac Surg. 103(6):e531-3, 2017
                                                                  5. Lin E et al: Pulmonary mucormycosis: clinical features and outcomes. Infection. 45(4):443-8, 2017