Fungus ball of the sphenoidal sinus in an immunocompetent host

Bryan P. Simmons, Glenn Johnson, Robert Aber

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Even if it occurs in a patient with normal host defenses, sinusitis unresponsive to usual conservative therapy may be due to Aspergillus. Surgical drainage is necessary for diagnosis and is usually curadve, as in our patient. Occasionally, Aspergillus sinusitis will be associated with tissue invasion and require antifungal chemotherapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)762-764
Number of pages3
JournalSouthern Medical Journal
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1982

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Medicine


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