Angioinvasive fungal infections of the cerebral vasculature often lead to significant morbidity and mortality. High clinical suspicion and early antifungal therapy could improve outcomes. We describe the fatal case of a patient with a rapidly enlarging cavernous carotid aneurysm due to angioinvasive fungus. This case highlights the challenges in diagnosis and management of this condition.
- CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASE
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Contributors All authors contributed equally.
Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests None declared.
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned. Externally peer reviewed by Nick Davies, London, UK.
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