Mucormycosis of the Palate and Maxillary Sinus
This page was last updated: September 17, 2014
This 32 year-old juvenile diabetic presented with coma and diabetic ketoacidosis.  The mucosa of her right side of the hard palate was white (blanched) and necrotic. The maxillary sinus was easily entered with the biopsy forceps through the eroded bone of the hard palate.  The sinus was full of necrotic brown material.  The histologic exam revealed mucormycosis.. 
Otolaryngology Houston

Bechara Y. Ghorayeb, MD
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