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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 234-237

Invasive sphenoid sinus aspergillosis mimicking a cerebello-pontine angle mass lesion


1 Department of Medicine, K. G. Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Department of Neurology, K. G. Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Shyam Chand Chaudhary
Department of Medicine, K.G. Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1755-6783.151779

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Invasive sphenoid sinus aspergillosis is a rare clinical entity in immunocompetent patients. It is often misdiagnosed because of its diverse clinical presentation and lack of suspicion. Timely diagnosis and early treatment of such cases may improve the outcome of this potentially fatal condition. We hereby present a rare occurrence of invasive sphenoid sinus aspergillosis in an immunocompetent host, presenting as a cerebello-pontine angle mass lesion.


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