Mucormycosis: early treatment is the key to survival

Timothy R Holmes, Jenny L Hepschke, Ian Jacobson and Anthony Maloof
Med J Aust 2021; 215 (9): . || doi: 10.5694/mja2.51290
Published online: 1 November 2021


  • Timothy R Holmes
  • Jenny L Hepschke
  • Ian Jacobson
  • Anthony Maloof

  • Prince of Wales Hospital and Community Health Services, Sydney, NSW


We thank the patient and his wife for their insights and help in preparing this article. Their fortitude and commitment throughout his illness were remarkable. We also acknowledge the many other clinicians involved in the patient's care, without whose contributions the outcome might have been quite different.

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