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Clinical Picture: Mucormycosis after COVID-19 in a patient with diabetes.

6 Aug, 2021 | 10:09h | UTC

Mucormycosis after COVID-19 in a patient with diabetes – The Lancet

Related:

COVID-19 and mucormycosis superinfection: the perfect storm.

ECMM/ISHAM recommendations for clinical management of COVID -19 associated mucormycosis in low- and middle-income countries.

The “Black Fungus” in India: The Emerging Syndemic of COVID-19–Associated Mucormycosis – careful use of antibiotics and corticosteroids and closely monitoring blood glucose levels are some of the strategies suggested by the authors.

Multicenter Epidemiologic Study of Coronavirus Disease–Associated Mucormycosis, India – Uncontrolled diabetes mellitus was the most common underlying disease; improper glucocorticoid use was independently associated with the disease.

Opinion | “Doctors have been blamed for the rise in black fungus in India, but the COVID treatment guidelines could be contributing” – improper use of antibiotics and higher than usual doses of corticosteroids may be contributing to the emergence of mucormycosis and other fungal co-infections.

What is mucormycosis, the fungal infection affecting COVID patients in India?

[Preprint] The Emergence of COVID-19 Associated Mucormycosis: Analysis of Cases From 18 Countries.

Mucormycosis: The ‘black fungus’ maiming Covid patients in India

Global Guideline for the Diagnosis and Management of Mucormycosis

 


Global Trends in Thyroid Cancer Incidence and the Impact of Overdiagnosis

12 Jun, 2020 | 08:59h | UTC

Global trends in thyroid cancer incidence and the impact of overdiagnosis – The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology (free for a limited period)

Commentaries: New IARC study on global expansion in overdiagnosis of thyroid cancer – International Agency for Research on Cancer AND Thyroid cancer overdiagnosis reaches beyond affluent regions – MDedge

 


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