Hyderabad: Recovered Covid patient develops rare White Fungus Abscess in brain

  • | Friday | 6th August, 2021

Doctors told that this case is unique because a white fungus forms an abscess in his brain. This infection is after recovery from Covid-19. Fungal infection is usually found in patients of Covid-19 when they are diabetic.

A rare case of white fungus or Aspergillus abscess has been reported in the brain of a patient who has been cured of Covid from Hyderabad. The patient recovered from COVID-19 in May this year. Later, the patient started having difficulty in speaking after a few days. After this the doctor scanned the patient`s brain. Which showed that the patient has symptoms like clotting which did not subside even after taking the medicine. It was only after the surgery that the doctors found that the white fungus had formed an abscess in the patient`s brain.

Doctors told about this, this case is unique because a white fungus forms an abscess in his brain. This infection is after recovery from Covid-19. Fungal infection is usually found in patients of Covid-19 when they are diabetic.

Giving more details about the treatment status, Dr P Ranganadham said that the patient started complaining of weakness in limbs and difficulty in speaking during the peak of second wave of COVID on the sixth day of hospitalization. Initially, he said that the patient was treated for a hematoma, but a few days later, after doing an MRI of the patient`s brain, it was found that the size of the lesion was quite large.

The doctor called this disease aspergillosis. Aspergillosis is an infection caused by a type of mold (fungus). Diseases caused by Aspergillosis infection usually affect the respiratory system, but their symptoms and severity can vary. The disease-triggering mold, Aspergillus, is present everywhere indoors and outdoors.


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