What are the signs and symptoms of central nervous system mucormycosis (zygomycosis)?

Updated: Jul 06, 2021
  • Author: Avnish Sandhu, DO; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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Central nervous system (CNS) disease manifests as headache, decreasing level of consciousness, and focal neurologic symptoms/signs including cranial nerve deficits. Patients with CNS involvement may have a history of open head trauma, intravenous drug use, or malignancy.


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