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Multiple brain abscesses from isolated cerebral mucormycosis.
  1. A Escobar,
  2. O H Del Brutto
  1. Department of Pathology, Instituto Nacional de Neurologia y Neurocirugia de México, México, DF.

    Abstract

    A report is presented of a patient with cerebral mucormycosis without rhinosinusal or systemic evidence of the disease. The predisposing condition was drug-induced immunosuppression. Computed tomography (CT) showed focal areas of abnormal enhancement which correlated with necropsy findings of localised parenchymal brain damage; this represented encapsulated brain abscesses, a rare form of presentation of cerebral mucormycosis.

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