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Disease Mucormycosis

Name Mucormycosis
Synonym Mucormycoses
Definition Infection in humans and animals caused by any fungus in the order Mucorales (e.g., Absidia, Mucor, Rhizopus etc.) There are many clinical types associated with infection of the central nervous system, lung, gastrointestinal tract, skin, orbit and paranasal sinuses. In humans, it usually occurs as an opportunistic infection in patients with a chronic debilitating disease, particularly uncontrolled diabetes, or who are receiving immunosuppressive agents. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Categories Bacterial infection or mycosis
MeSH® ID D009091

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DiseasesBacterial Infections and Mycoses Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Mycoses Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Zygomycosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Mucormycosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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