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Myocardial infarction caused by cardiac disease in disseminated zygomycosis.
  1. E W Benbow,
  2. R F McMahon


    A case of disseminated zygomycosis is described, in which myocardial infarction rather than coincident coronary or heart disease was seen at necropsy. As zygomycosis is an opportunistic fungal infection, which tends to invade blood vessels, thereby causing thrombosis and infarction, it is surprising that cardiac disease is unusual and that premortem evidence of such disease has only rarely been reported.

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