Dr Anshika Harit, Dr Ishwar Singh, Dr Karandeep Singh


Mucormycosis is characterized by mycotic infiltration of the mucous membrane of the nasal cavity and/or the paranasal sinuses. It occurs commonly in immunocompromised patients with a fatal outcome if not treated. One possible intracranial complication of Mucormycosis is the Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis which is a rare and fatal infective disease. Herein, we share our experience with four cases of acute fulminant invasive fungal sinusitis with cavernous sinus syndrome to show that CST is not that uncommon and the management of such cases. Cavernous sinus thrombosis is a medical emergency and the treatment consists of aggressive debridement of the disease and simultaneous use of antifungal therapy.


Cavernous sinus thrombosis, Magnetic resonance imaging, fungal sinusitis

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