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Popalzai MJ, Kushawaha A, Mobarakai N et al. Cases J 2009;2:9406.

The present authors report a case of invasive aspergillosis sinusitis in a patient with diabetes and prostate cancer. Although antifungal therapy resulted in an initial improvement, the patient later developed diffuse and extensive intracranial bleeding after intake of steroids. The working diagnosis was a ruptured mycotic aneurysm due to intracranial extension of the fungal infection.

 

Cerebral aspergillosis is a serious form of invasive aspergillosis and is most commonly seen in immunocompromised patients. The present authors describe a case of chronic fungal sinusitis that was complicated by cerebral aspergillosis.

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