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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 25  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 7-10

Epidemic of mucormycosis in COVID-19 pandemic: A position paper

1 Department of Neurology, Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital and Research Center, Pune, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Neurosciences, Apollomedics Super Specialty Hospital, Lucknow, India
3 Brain and Mind Institute, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
4 In-charge: Cerebral Malaria Research Centre, Sardar Patel Medical College and Associated Group of Hospitals, Bikaner, India
5 Department of Neurology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
6 Department of Neurology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
7 Department of Neurology, King George Medical University, Lucknow, India
8 Chair, Tropical Neurology Subsection, Indian Academy of Neurology, Surya Neuro Centre, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Nirmal Surya
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DOI: 10.4103/aian.AIAN_421_21

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During the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic, there is a sudden increase in number of cases mucormycosis infection in India. This communication by the Tropical Neurology subsection expert group of the Indian Academy of Neurology (IAN) describes the clinical and diagnostic features, treatment of the disease and gives recommendations about the ways forward.

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