What are complications of acute invasive fungal sinusitis?

Updated: Mar 17, 2020
  • Author: Hassan H Ramadan, MD, MSc; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Initiate emergency treatment once this condition is suspected. This is a rapidly progressive disease that invades adjacent structures, causing tissue damage and necrosis. Cavernous sinus thrombosis and invasion of the CNS are common and carry a mortality rate of 50-80%.


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