Maxillary sinus aspergillosis: a case report of the timely failure to treatment

  • Asma Beyki Department of Medicine, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, Iran
  • Mahmud Zardast Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, Iran
  • Zahra Nasrollahi Faculty of Paramedicine, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, Iran
Keywords: Aspergillosis, Maxillary sinusitis, Fungal ball

Abstract

Invasive aspergillosis of the paranasal sinuses is a rare and often misdiagnosed disease. This study reported a case of maxillary aspergillosis with a complete headache and eye pain after tooth extraction with a large abscess in the relative jaw. Tenderness in the right temporal, lower jaw numbness and right eye proptosis was found. Histopathological examination was the suggestion of maxillary sinusitis with a fungal ball of aspergillus.

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Published
2019-09-18
How to Cite
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Beyki A, Zardast M, Nasrollahi Z. Maxillary sinus aspergillosis: a case report of the timely failure to treatment. Iran J Microbiol. 11(4):345-348.
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