Cutaneous zygomycosis caused by Saksenaea vasiformis following water-related wound in a 24-year-old immunocompetent woman

Andrew J. Stewardson, Natasha E. Holmes, David H. Ellis, Benjamin P. Howden

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We describe a case of cutaneous zygomycosis caused by Saksenaea vasiformis in an immunocompetent 24-year-old woman. Diagnosis was based on histological and microbiological examination. The patient made a complete recovery with surgical debridement and antifungal therapy (liposomal amphotericin and posaconazole).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)547-549
Number of pages3
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2009
Externally publishedYes

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