How is acute invasive fungal sinusitis treated surgically?

Updated: Mar 17, 2020
  • Author: Hassan H Ramadan, MD, MSc; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Perform emergency surgery once this condition is suspected. Perform radical debridement of the necrotic tissue until normal tissue is reached. Often, debridement is achieved via external approaches. In some cases, the skull-base team should be involved.


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