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EXPEDITED PUBLICATION, OPHTHALMIC IMAGES
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 59  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 216-217

Ruling out the obvious – Our tryst with rhino-orbital-cerebral mucormycosis


1 Jessly Eye Clinic, Villupuram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
2 RIO GOH, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Amogh Laxman Jambagi
Flat A012 DLF Commanders Court, Ethiraj Salai Egmore, Chennai - 600 008, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/tjosr.tjosr_79_21

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Atypical presentation of a typical disease can often leave the ophthalmologist looking for a needle in a haystack. Owing to the collateral damage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, epidemics of rhino-orbital-cerebral mucormycosis (ROCM) are on the rise. It is a deadly fungal disease that invades tissues and causes infarction. We would like to present a case of ROCM who presented with persistent unilateral headache with otherwise normal ophthalmological findings.


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