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Rhinocerebral Mucormycosis
Rhinocerebral Mucormycosis

    In rhinocerebral mucormycosis, people inhale certain fungi, which infect the nose, sinuses, eyes, and brain. Affected tissues die. When the eyes are infected, pus may drain from the eyes.

Image courtesy of Dr. Thomas F. Sellers, Emory University, via the Public Health Image Library of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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