Mutifocal intestinal perforations due to White Fungus reported in Delhi

As the black, white, and yellow fungus has wreaked havoc in India, a rare case of white fungus causing holes in multiple internal organs has been reported in Delhi.

A 49-year-old woman who was admitted to Delhi’s Sir Ganga Ram Hospital has been diagnosed with a rare case of white fungus causing holes in the food pipe, small intestine, and large intestine.

The lady was admitted to the hospital on 13 May after complaints of severe abdomen pain, vomiting, and constipation.

She had undergone a mastectomy for breast cancer in December last year and had received chemotherapy till four weeks ago.

White fungus (Candida) causing multifocal perforations in the food pipe, small bowel and large bowel in COVID-19 infection has not been reported in literature to the best of our knowledge, Dr Anil Arora, Chairman of the Institute of Liver, Gastroenterology and Pancreaticobiliary Sciences at the hospital, said to news agency PTI.

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