mycetoma

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Related to actinomycotic mycetoma: maduromycosis

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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Eumycotic and actinomycotic mycetoma are characterized by multiple punched out lytic lesions and both osteolytic and osteosclerotic lesions in bones respectively.
With the exception of specimens from actinomycotic mycetoma, the isolation of Streptomyces from clinical specimens frequently is considered laboratory contamination (3).
Hence the identification of the causative agent and differentiation of eumycotic mycetoma from actinomycotic mycetoma constitute the major points in application of appropriate antimicrobial therapy.