Gastrointestinal Mucormycosis of the Jejunum in an Immunocompetent Patient: A Case Report

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Gastrointestinal Mucormycosis (GIM) is a kind of opportunistic fungal infection with poor prognosis. It usually occurs in patients with immune deficiency. We reported a case of immunocompetent male patient.

Patient concerns:

This patient was presented as abdominal distension and gastrointestinal bleeding.


A variety of hemostatic methods was ineffective to stop the bleeding. The patient finally received laparotomy, and the jejunum lesions were found.


Pathological examination confirmed it to be gastrointestinal mucormycosis in jejunum.


However, after systemic anti-fungi therapy, the patient died of septic shock.


The diagnosis mainly relies on pathological examination. Early diagnosis and early application of systemic amphotericin B liposome were fundamental for improving the prognosis.

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