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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 59  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 286-288

Case report of rhino-orbital-cerebral mucormycosis secondary to periodontal abscess presenting as exudative retinal detachment


Department of Ophthalmology, Velammal Medical College Hospital and Research Institute, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Elango Vidhya
Department of Ophthalmology, Velammal Medical College Hospital and Research Institute, Madurai - 625 009, Tamil Nadu
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/tjosr.tjosr_36_21

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A 31-year-old Type 1 diabetes mellitus presented with exudative retinal detachment due to rhino-orbital-cerebral mucormycosis secondary to a periodontal abscess developed following a tooth extraction. He received liposomal amphotericin B due to diabetic nephropathy. We report this case for the rarity in the combination of exudative retinal detachment in a case of orbital cellulitis as well for its rarest origin following a dental extraction.


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