mycetoma


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mycetoma

[‚mī·sə′tō·mə]
(medicine)
A chronic fungus or bacterial infection, usually of the feet, resulting in swelling. Also known as madura foot; maduromycosis.
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This study is scheduled to start in 2016, and will be conducted by DNDi in collaboration with the Mycetoma Research Center (MRC) of the University of Khartoum, Sudan.
On MRI, a mycetoma most often appears dark or hypointense on T2- weighted images, likely reflecting the combination of lack of water and the presence of calcification and paramagnetic materials.
2006, "Molecular identification of black-grain mycetoma agents," J.
3,5) Studies to date have not identified any deficiencies of IgA, IgM, IgG, or IgG subclasses in patients diagnosed with mycetoma, findings that support the predilection of mycetoma infection for immunocompetent patients.
1, 2) Typical bacterial osteomyelitis may coexist with or mimic mycetoma.
Additional clinical data from this study demonstrated that patients with invasive fungal infections caused by Fusarium, agents of chromoblastomycosis and mycetoma, and Coccidioides were successfully treated with NOXAFIL.
This bacterium causes nocardiosis and mycetoma, especially in immunocompromised patients.
Although cavitary lesions usually resolve spontaneously within 2 years, they have been associated with complications including bacterial superinfection, mycetoma formation, and rupture into the pleural space resulting in an empyema, pneumothorax, or bronchopleural fistula.
5%), cerebral (3%), and mycetoma (3%) mucormycosis.
Life history of an undescribed ascomycete isolated from a granular mycetoma of man.
6) Although coccidioidal pulmonary cavitation may be asymptomatic, some patients will have chest pain, cough, or hemoptysis, and, in certain cases, a mycetoma will develop within the cavity.
NOXAFIL, upon approval, would provide a new therapeutic option for serious infections caused by aspergillosis, fusariosis, chromoblastomycosis, mycetoma, and coccidioidomycosis.