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Mucormycosis Definition & Overview

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Mucormycosis is an infection caused by a fungus. It affects the sinuses, brain, or lungs. The infection occurs most often in people who have a compromised immune system. This is a serious infection. The prognosis is usually poor, even with treatment.

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