|JCDR. 2022; 13(1): 894-899
COVID-19Associated Mucormycosis: A Systematic ReviewDr. Manish Kumar, DrTarun Kumar Singh, Dr. Amit Chhaparwal, Dr. AnujKishor Shukla.
Mucormycosis was a difficult illness to treat in the past due to a lack of diagnostic and treatment
alternatives. Rhino-orbital-cerebral mucormycosis usually affects the maxillary sinus with
involvementof maxillary teeth, orbits, and ethmoidal sinuses. Diabetes mellitus is an independent
riskfactor for both COVID-19 as well as mucormycosis. Advances in pathology, diagnostic
tools, and treatment choices are discussed here.
Key words: Opportunistic, Mucormycosis,Malignancy, Covid-19, Fungal infection