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Bihar: Doctors in Patna remove cricket ball-sized black fungus from 60-year-old man's brain

The Free Press Journal | 13/06/2021 09:18 PM | Click to read full article

Doctors in Bihar's Patna based Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS) successfully removed a cricket ball-sized mucormycosis or black fungus on Friday from the brain of 60-year-old man infected patient. 

Dr Manish Mandal, the medical superintendent of IGIMS, who performed the surgery for over three hours said, the fungus entered the patient's brain through nose but did not spread to his eyes because of which his eyes remained unharmed.