Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Table of Contents - Year : 2016 | Month : June | Volume : 10 | Issue : 6 | Page : DD03 - DD05

Acute Pancreatitis, Hepatitis and Bone Erosion in Acute Yellow Phosphorous Compound Poisoning A Rare Complication DD03-DD05

Prabhakar Kamarthi, Parimala Subramani, Arun Vardharaju gopu, Reddy Prasad, Chandrakala Srinivasa

Dr. Parimala Subramani,
Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, SDUAHER, Tamaka, Kolar, Karnataka, India.

We report a case of acute pancreatitis and hepatitis following ingestion of yellow phosphorous. The condition of the patient progressed to encephalopathy and bony erosion of the nasal septum. Fungal mass was observed in both the nasal cavities by endoscopy. Microbiological investigation revealed the identity of the fungus as Aspergillus flavus and Candida tropicalis. Patient improved with fluconazole treatment.