Dilemma in Management of Diabetic Patients with Pulmonary Mucormycosis


1 Department of Pulmonary Medicine

2 Department of Infectious Diseases

3 Department of Clinical Anatomical Pathology, NRITLD, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, TEHRAN- IRAN

4 Department of Pulmonary Medicine,


Mucormycosis is a rare but lethal infection among immunocompromised patients. In this report, we discussed two cases of pulmonary mucormycosis, a 48-year-old man with the history of diabetes mellitus and paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria and a 60-year-old woman with the background of diabetes mellitus. (Tanaffos 2003; 2(7): 69-77)