The Hinduja Hospital, Mahim , Mumbai, treated the three young (under 40) sufferers. Who developed necrosis two months after they treated for COVID.
Bone death detail in Mumbai. The mucormycosis cases are surging in the country and in a new evolution. Three verified cases of avascular necrosis or dying of bone tissues after COVID-19 have scientifically informed from Mumbai. Avascular Necrosis(AVN) the next crippling condition among post-COVID patients after the eruption of mucormycosis or black fungus two months back. Doctors fear that more cases of AVN are likely in the upcoming months.
The Hinduja Hospital, Mahim , Mumbai, treated the three young (under 40) sufferers. Who developed necrosis two months after they treated for COVID. “These patients evolved pain in their femur bone and, since they were doctors, they recognized the indications and rushed for treatment,’’ said Dr. Sanjay Agarwala, medical director of Hinduja Hospital, Mahim, quoted as saying by the newspaper.
The comparison between AVN and mucormycosis is the use of steroids, the only drug proven to help COVID-19 victims. Dr. Agarwala’s research paper, ‘Avascular necrosis part of long COVID-19’, published on Saturday in the prestigious medical journal ‘BMJ Case Studies’. He stated the “large-scale use of life-saving corticosteroids” in COVID-19 cases will reflect in a “insurgence of AVN cases”.
Meanwhile, of the 264 victims with mucormycosis, in the government hospital in Coimbatore. 30 lost the eye sight in one eye, a key official of the hospital said on Sunday. All those admitted had sustained endoscopy with 110 ongoing visualization surgery, the hospital Dean Dr. N Nirmala said in a release. But 30 patients with serious contamination lost their sight in one eye. Adding that those come at an early stage totally healed of the disease.
Also, the government assigned additional 2,12,540 vials of Amphotericin-B to states, UTs, and central institutions. Union minister Sadananda Gowda said Amphotericin-B used to treat black fungus, which injure the nose, eyes, sinuses, and sometimes even the brain.
Liposomal Amphotericin B
“Additional 2,12,540 vials of #LiposomalAmphotericinB have assigned to all the States/UTs & Central Institutions today. As yet, approximately 10 lakh vials have distributed across the country,” Gowda had tweeted. The doctors in India are registering alarming number of cases of mucormycosis among patients with Covid-19. And those who have recently improved.
They believe that mucormycosis sparked by the use of steroids, a life-saving treatment for serious and critically ill Covid-19 victims.
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