Patient Comments: Mucormycosis - Risk Factors

If known, what were the risk factors for mucormycosis in you or someone you know?

Comment from: Brother, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: May 12

My brother just recently passed away from this mucormycosis, 7 months after a liver transplant. He also had kidney failure and it was also said that he had multiple lobar pneumonia. I believe that it was mucor pneumonia, and it caused the lobar pneumonia. I am not a doctor, but when you have a hole in your chest, with the circumference of a large coffee can then I would say that was the final cause of death. He contracted this mucormycosis in the ICU at the hospital.

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Comment from: lucyjune, 55-64 Female (Caregiver) Published: October 15

I was diagnosed with Mucormycosis in November of 2006. I had diabetes and my sugars were elevated.

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