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J Korean Neurosurg Soc. 2007 Nov;42(5):400-402. English. Case Report.
Han SR , Choi CY , Joo M , Whang CJ .
Department of Neurosurgery, Ilsan Paik Hospital College of Medicine, Inje University, Goyang, Korea. hsrkmj@ilsanpaik.ac.kr
Department of Pathology, Ilsan Paik Hospital College of Medicine, Inje University, Goyang, Korea.
Abstract

Isolated cerebral mucoromycosis, without rhino-orbital focus, is an extremely rare but life-threatening infection of central nervous system that most commonly found in intravenous drug abuser. We present a case of isolated cerebral mucormycosis diagnosed by open biopsy and treated with amphotericin B. The patient has returned to independent living.

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