Saksenaea vasiformis

Sak·sen·a·ea vas·i·for·mis

(saks'ĕ-nē'ă vas'i-fōr'mis),
A fungal species that cause mucormycosis. This species is notable for the proportion of cases with subcutaneous infection, rather than pulmonary or paranasal sinus disease, more typical manifestations of mucormycosis.

Sak·sen·ae·a vas·i·for·mis

(sak-sen-ē'ă vā-si-fōr'mis)
One of the fungal species that cause zygomycosis; associated with localized bone and soft tissue infection, usually acquired as a result of traumatic injury.
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Simple method of inducing sporulation by Apophysomyces elegans and Saksenaea vasiformis.
Other fungi occasionally isolated include Mycocladus (Absidia) corymbifera, Rhizomucor pusillus, Apophysomyces elegans, Saksenaea vasiformis, Mucor species, and Cunninghamella bertholletiae.
Apophysomyces elegans was isolated in four cases, Saksenaea vasiformis in one and Absidia corymbifera in one.
Zygomycosis in a tattoo caused by Saksenaea vasiformis.
First case of subcutaneous zygomycosis caused by Saksenaea vasiformis in India.
Primary cutaneous zygomycosis due to Saksenaea vasiformis and Apophysomyces elegans.
Saksenaea vasiformis, isolated from soil in India and described by Saksena in 1953, was reported to cause human infection for the first time by Ajello et al.
The zygomycete Saksenaea vasiformis as a pathogen of humans with a critical rewiew of the etiology of zygomycosis.
Saksenaea vasiformis infections: case report and literature review.
A patient with cutaneous zygomycosis due to Saksenaea vasiformis.