What is CAM?- Cause, Prevention, and Treatment.

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CAM is Covid associate mucormycosis. It is an angioinvasive fungal infection caused by filamentous fungi in the subphylum Mucormycotina. These fungi are also known as black fungus. These fungi have very low virulence and which affects immunocompromised individuals,severely hyperglycemic patients, severe burns, and other debilitating diseases as well as dialysis with the iron chelator deferoxamine. In immunocompetent patients, it may be encountered in patients with severe soft tissue trauma eg crush injury or military trauma. Spores…

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