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Table 1 Master chart for the cases

From: Cranial nerve involvement in mucormycosis in post-COVID patients: a case series

  Case 1 Case 2 Case 3 Case 4 Case 5 Case 6 Case 7
Age 32-years 73-years 34-years 60-years 62 years 59 years 38 years
Gender Male Female Male Male Male Male Male
Time interval between COVID and mucormycosis 4 weeks 10 weeks 1 week 1 week 3 weeks 2 weeks 3 weeks
History of steroid use + + + + +
Presence of diabetes mellitus + +
Clinical features on presentation Facial swelling, proptosis, and loss of vision Facial swelling, reduced visual acuity Facial palsy, ophthalmoplegia Headache, proptosis, ophthalmoplegia Ocular proptosis and loss of vision Ocular proptosis and loss of vision Ocular proptosis and facial swelling
Histopathology and KOH mount Aseptate hyphae Aseptate hyphae Aseptate hyphae Aseptate hyphae Aseptate hyphae Aseptate hyphae Aseptate hyphae
Optic nerve + + + + + + +
Oculomotor nerve    +     
Trochlear nerve    +     
Trigeminal nerve + + +   +   +
Facial nerve    +    + +
Vestibulocochlear nerve    +    + +
Hypoglossal Nerve    +     
Inferior alveolar nerve +   + +    
Internal carotid artery thrombosis   + +     +
  1. + means present, − means absent