Mucormycosis is a rare clinical entity, often affect immunocompromised patients. It is an emergency situation and has poor prognosis. Prompt diagnosis with tissue biopsy, local control of the disease by aggressive surgical debridement and appropriate systemic antifungal treatment improve the prognosis and survival of the patients. Treatment of mucormycosis needs antifungal agents such as Amphotericin B and wide surgical debridement. Early diagnosis and treatment is often needed for survival of the patients. We describe a rare case of mucormycosis affecting facio-orbital area without involving sinon-nasal cavity.Le texte complet de cet article est disponible en PDF.
Keywords : Mucormycosis, Facio-orbital, Amphotericin B, Surgical debridement