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Zygomycosis
Carol C. Wu, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Pathology

          • Clinical Issues

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Synonyms

              • Mucormycosis
            • Definitions

              • Opportunistic infection caused by fungi belonging to Zygomycetes class, which includes Rhizopus, Mucor, Rhizomucor, Absidia, etc.

            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. Severo CB et al: Chapter 7: zygomycosis. J Bras Pneumol. 36(1):134-41, 2010
                                2. Mantadakis E et al: Clinical presentation of zygomycosis. Clin Microbiol Infect. 15 Suppl 5:15-20, 2009
                                3. Brown J: Zygomycosis: an emerging fungal infection. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 62(24):2593-6, 2005
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                                KEY FACTS

                                • Terminology

                                  • Imaging

                                    • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                      • Pathology

                                        • Clinical Issues

                                          TERMINOLOGY

                                          • Synonyms

                                            • Mucormycosis
                                          • Definitions

                                            • Opportunistic infection caused by fungi belonging to Zygomycetes class, which includes Rhizopus, Mucor, Rhizomucor, Absidia, etc.

                                          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. Severo CB et al: Chapter 7: zygomycosis. J Bras Pneumol. 36(1):134-41, 2010
                                                              2. Mantadakis E et al: Clinical presentation of zygomycosis. Clin Microbiol Infect. 15 Suppl 5:15-20, 2009
                                                              3. Brown J: Zygomycosis: an emerging fungal infection. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 62(24):2593-6, 2005