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Mucormycosis
MeSH HeadingMucormycosis
Tree NumberC01.703.980.600
Annotationfungus dis caused by various MUCORALES
Scope NoteInfection in humans and animals caused by any fungus in the order Mucorales (e.g., Absidia, Mucor, Rhizopus etc.) There are many clinical types associated with infection of the central nervous system, lung, gastrointestinal tract, skin, orbit and paranasal sinuses. In humans, it usually occurs as an opportunistic infection in patients with a chronic debilitating disease, particularly uncontrolled diabetes, or who are receiving immunosuppressive agents. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Allowable QualifiersBL CF CI CL CN CO DH DI DT EC EH EM EN EP ET GE HI IM ME MI MO NU PA PC PP PS PX RA RH RI RT SU TH TM UR US VE VI
Date of Entry19990101
Unique IDD009091


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses [C01]
   Mycoses [C01.703]
      Zygomycosis [C01.703.980]
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