Invasive mucormycosis in a non-immunocompromised patient

J Infect. 1986 Mar;12(2):165-7. doi: 10.1016/s0163-4453(86)93708-4.


Primary invasive cutaneous mucormycosis in a non-immunocompromised patient is described. Cultures from the infected tissues yielded a zygomycete which was identified as Saksenaea vasiformis. The patient was successfully treated with debridement of the lesion and amphotericin B.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Amphotericin B / therapeutic use
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Mucorales / isolation & purification*
  • Mucormycosis / drug therapy
  • Mucormycosis / microbiology*
  • Mucormycosis / pathology
  • Mucormycosis / surgery


  • Amphotericin B