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    Mucormycosis (Mold Infection)

    A rare fungal infection with a generally poor prognosis -- often characterized by the growth of hyphae (branching filamentous structure of fungi) in and around the blood vessels. Most commonly occurs in the brain, sinuses, and lungs in immunocompromised individuals. I had some trouble gathering...
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    Noma (Necrotizing Gangrenous Stomatitis / Cancrum Oris)

    A disease believed to be caused through some interaction between Fusobacterium Necrophorum or Prevotella Intermedia and other bacteria. Individuals with malnutrition, immunodeficiency, poor hygiene and generally gross living conditions run a significantly greater risk of developing Noma. It is...
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