, is the infrequent causative agent of zygomycosis, capable of causing cutaneous and subcutaneous infections, and have been isolated from soil in India.
In 1 fatal case, the invasive zygomycete Apophysomyces elegans
Necrotizing fasciitis caused by Apophysomyces elegans
complicating soft-tissue and pelvic injuries in a tsunami survivor from Thailand.
Rhino-Orbitocerebral Mucormycosis Caused by apophysomyces elegans
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an emerging zygomycete in India.
Satyanarayana Zygomycotic Necrotizing Fasciitis Caused by Apophysomyces elegans. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, May 1993, Vol.
In our study we had 3 cases of necrotizing fasciitis of which invasive aspergillus was isolated in 2 cases which were successfully managed and one case in which Apophysomyces elegan was isolated this patient succumbed to the infection after developing internal carotid artery embolism (Fig.
To the Editor: The fungus Apophysomyces elegans (order Mucorales) is a thermotolerant species that causes severe infections among humans.
Apophysomyces elegans: an emerging zygomycete in India.
Apophysomyces elegans was isolated in four cases, Saksenaea vasiformis in one and Absidia corymbifera in one.
Burn wound zygomycosis caused by Apophysomyces elegans. J Clin Microbiol 1990; 28 2151-3.
Zygomyeosis due to Apophysomyces elegans
: Report of 2 cases and review of the literature.