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E–CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 58  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 158

Rhino cerebral mucormycosis in systemic lupus erythematosus


Department of Dermatology, Stanley Medical College, Chennai, India

Correspondence Address:
Parimalam Kumar
33, East Ellaiamman Koil Street, Dr. Radhakrishnan Nagar, Thiruvottiyur, Chennai 600 019
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5154.108075

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Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a multisystem connective tissue disease. Patients with SLE develop cutaneous infections due to immune dysregulation and treatment with immunosuppressive agents. Deep fungal infections are rare in SLE but are important cause of morbidity. We report a case of successfully treated rhino cerebral mucormycosis (RCM) in a female patient with SLE.


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