Emilin Pandian MD1, Julia Kang MD MPH1 and Kimberly Cockerham MD2*

Coronavirus disease 2019 caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) has been seen to have varied presentation affecting multiple organ systems. Mucormycosis is a rapidly progressive disease often seen in immunocompromised patients or those with diabetes mellitus with guarded prognosis. This report is based on an interesting case of a 37-year-old man with orbital apex syndrome secondary to mucormycosis and co-infection with COVID-19. We discuss the benefit of administering liposomal amphotericin via retrobulbar injection in addition to systemic antifungals in the setting of rhino-orbital-mucormycosis.
Keywords: Amphotericin, coronavirus, covid-19, orbital apex syndrome, orbital cellulitis, mucormycosis

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