Symptoms of infections of the sinuses and the brain (rhinocerebral mucormycosis):
- Acute sinusitis
- Swollen or protruding eyes
- Dark nasal scabs
- Redness of the skin over the sinuses
Symptoms of infections of the lungs (pulmonary mucormycosis):
- Cough; occasionally coughing up blood
- Shortness of breath
Symptoms of infections of the gastrointestinal tract (gastrointestinal mucormycosis):
- Abdominal pain
- Vomiting blood
Symptoms of infections in the kidneys (renal mucormycosis):
- Pain in the side between the upper abdomen and the back
Your doctor will ask about your symptoms and medical history. A physical exam will be done.
Tests may include the following:
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