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J Clin Microbiol. 1990 Sep;28(9):2151-3.

Burn wound zygomycosis caused by Apophysomyces elegans.

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Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Royal Adelaide Hospital, South Australia.

Abstract

A case of zygomycosis caused by Apophysomyces elegans in a patient having 25% full-thickness burns is described. Amputation of the leg was necessary to control rapid tissue invasion. The fungus was isolated from soil in the burn environment.

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