Author(s): Prajwali Bhalerao, Dattaprasad N. Vikhe, Ravindra S. Jadhav


DOI: 10.52711/0975-4385.2022.00015   

Address: Prajwali Bhalerao*, Dattaprasad N. Vikhe, Ravindra S. Jadhav
Department of Pharmacognosy, Pravara Rural College of Pharmacy, Pravaranagar, Maharashtra, India 413736.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 14,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2022

Now a days during the pandemic condition such as Covid-19 Many fungal infections are happening to the peoples. Mucormycosis is one of the fungal infections which occurs in the patient who suffers from Corona virus infection. Mucormycosis is also called as black fungus as well as Zygomycosis and is rare but serious infection. There are different types of Mucormycosis which attack on different region of the body such as sinus, brain, skin, lung etc. Doctors confirms that Mucormycosis, which has as overall capture rate of about 50-60%, mainly increase due to the consumption of steroids during the treatment of covid-19. Steroids decreases inflammation in the lungs of covid patient which results in the weakened of immune system. Between the month of December 2020 and February 2021, 58 cases are found who suffers from Mucormycosis infection. Most of them lose eye, most of them died. Some symptoms are unique in the Mucormycosis fungal infection from which one can detect the patient suffering from Mucormycosis Infection. In this article all the initial information about Mucormycosis, its types such as Rhinocerebral, Pulmonary, Gastrointestinal, Cutaneous etc., sign and symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Risk and Prevention, Treatment such as Amphotericin B, Posaconazole, Isavuconazole all are given in detailed.

Cite this article:
Prajwali Bhalerao, Dattaprasad N. Vikhe, Ravindra S. Jadhav. Mucormycosis. Research Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2022; 14(2):73-6. doi: 10.52711/0975-4385.2022.00015

Prajwali Bhalerao, Dattaprasad N. Vikhe, Ravindra S. Jadhav. Mucormycosis. Research Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2022; 14(2):73-6. doi: 10.52711/0975-4385.2022.00015   Available on:

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