Candidal sinusitis and diabetic ketoacidosis. A brief report

D. P. Dooley, C. K. McAllister

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Abstract

A 55-year-old man presented with diabetic ketoacidosis and pansinusitis due to infection with Candida albicans. The infection responded to local drainage procedures, the administration of amphotericin B (2 g), and aggressive medical therapy of the ketoacidosis. Sinusitis due to C albicans is rare but may be more frequently seen in the immunocompromised host. Unlike those infections caused by Mucor or Aspergillus species, sinusitis due to C albicans may respond to local drainage and amphotericin B therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)962-964
Number of pages3
JournalArchives of Internal Medicine
Volume149
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1989
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine

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