Patna: Cricket ball-sized Black Fungus removed from sr citizen’s brain


Team Udayavani, Jun 13, 2021, 12:47 PM IST

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Patna: Surgeons at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences here removed a cricket ball-sized mucormycosis fungus, also called Black Fungus, from the brain of a 60-year-old man on Friday.

It was reported that the fungus spread from the nose of the man to his brain.

He had recently recovered from COVID-19.

The fungal infection occurs in those with weak immunity due to co-morbidity and those recovering from COVID-19.

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