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PHOTO ESSAY
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 60  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 207-209

Orbital Mucormycosis in Covid- 19: A Case Presentation


Department of Ophthalmology, ESICPGIMSR, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Rajakannan Durairaj
191, 100 Feet Bypass Road, Vijaya Nagar, Velachery - 42, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/tjosr.tjosr_168_21

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A 53–year-old male presented with a left eye swelling, proptosis, loss of vision, and complete ophthalmoplegia. Orbital mucormycosis is leading to the diagnosis of COVID 19,the patient was treated for the same. The author wants to insist that Orbital mucormycosis can develop in COVID-19 patients with comorbidities and patients under treatment with corticosteroidsfor COVID-19, which requires prompt diagnosis and management.


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