Author(s): R. Deepa, Vinent Rose Maria Joseph

Email(s): deepamaheswari78@gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/2349-2996.2021.00102   

Address: Mrs. R. Deepa1, Mrs. Vinent Rose Maria Joseph2
1Associate Professor, College of Nursing, SRIPMS, Coimbatore.
2Nurse Educator, Sri Ramakrishna Hospital, Coimbatore.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 11,      Issue - 3,     Year - 2021


ABSTRACT:
Mr. Rameshwaran, 51 years who admitted in a private hospital with left upper and lower limb weakness and slowing of speech. He is a known case of Diabetes Mellitus, Systemic Hypertension and CVA. He was an allergic to POSCONAZOLE. On the day of admission, he was conscious and oriented. His BP was 160/90mm of Hg. On examination, he was dehydrated, bilateral pedal edema and right side hemiparesis. Investigations reveals that increased serum urea and creatinine, GFR below 26ml/min, low serum sodium and potassium. MRI shows that large acute infarct. ENT opinion reveals that presence of fungal mass in orbit and secondary to vasculitis. He was treated by corticosteroids, diuretics and anti-platelet. He was advised for physiotherapy, speech therapy, restricted salt and fluids.


Cite this article:
R. Deepa, Vinent Rose Maria Joseph. Invasive Rhino-Cerebral Mycormycosis. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 11(3):425-6. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2021.00102

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R. Deepa, Vinent Rose Maria Joseph. Invasive Rhino-Cerebral Mycormycosis. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 11(3):425-6. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2021.00102   Available on: https://ajner.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-11-3-29


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