Apophysomyces

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Apophysomyces

(ap'ō-fiz'ō-mī'sēz),
A genus of fungi in the family Mucoraceae; a cause of mucormycosis.
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Ap·o·phy·so·my·ces

(ap-ō-fiz-ō-mī'sēz)
A genus of fungi in the family Mucoraceae; a cause of zygomycosis, including necrotizing fasciitis and osteomyelitis. Infections occur after fungal spores are implanted in traumatic wounds.
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Apophysomyces elegans, 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 was isolated.
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. JCM 2006;44(3):892-898.
Apophysomyces elegans 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.