75% Of Skull Reconstructed In 30-year-old Man | Kochi News

KOCHI: A cranium 3D reconstructive surgical procedure was carried out on a 30-year-old man whose 75% of the cranium was eliminated after he suffered from mucormycosis.
The neurosurgical workforce at VPS Lakeshore Hospital carried out a uncommon post-mucormycosis reconstruction of cranium. The affected person had earlier undergone an in depth cranium bone elimination attributable to a extreme fungal an infection. He additionally had a really extended remedy interval after the surgical procedure. But later after two years he was left with an enormous cranium defect with virtually 75% of the cranium being eliminated which resulted in a extreme aesthetic deformity. He was admitted to VPS Lakeshore Hospital for an in depth reconstructive surgical procedure.
It was in 2020 that the affected person developed extreme pneumonia and a fungal an infection of the cranium. It was evaluated and came upon to be mucormycosis (black fungus). The an infection had unfold extensively over his cranium.
The docs carried out a really detailed 3D surgical reconstruction of the cranium defect utilizing a personalized patient-specific titanium cranial implant. The surgical procedure which lasted for greater than three hours was led by neurosurgeons Dr Arun Oommen and Dr Sudish Karunakaran.


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