All publications of “Alexandre Felippu Neto”

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Rhino facial zygomycosis: case report

Juliana Miguita e Souza, Antonio José Sproesser Junior, Alexandre Felippu Neto, Florencia Barbero Fuks, Carlos Augusto Cardim de Oliveira

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082014rc2579

Zygomycosis is an invasive disease that affects both immunocompetent and immunocompromised, depending on the type of strain. This disease diagnosis is clinical and histopathological, and its treatment is based on antifungal therapy and surgical cleaning. This paper reports a case of a boy with invasive zygomycosis rinofacial who final treatment was successful after underwent antifungal and surgical therapies.