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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 271-274

Vertebral osteomyelitis and epidural abscess due to mucormycosis in a neonate with esophageal Atresia


1 Department of Pediatric Surgery, All Institute of Medical Sciences, NewDelhi, India
2 Department of Neurosurgery, All Institute of Medical Sciences, NewDelhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Sandeep Agarwala
Department of Pediatric Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 110 029
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2249-4847.161708

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Vertebral osteomyelitis due to mucormycosis is a rare but fulminant and fatal disease. Only three cases have been reported in adults with none reported in neonates till date. The present paper reports the first case of a neonate who developed vertebral osteomyelitis and epidural abscess due to mucormycosis following repair of esophageal atresia.


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