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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From his part, Director of Primary healthcare and mycetoma coordinator, Dr Omer Abdul-Rahman said the survey would last till end of the coming July , calling on people of East Sennar locality to cooperate with the survey teams.
AAR Japan conducts awareness raising activities in Sudan that communicate knowledge on the disease and the importance of early treatment among mycetoma patients, their families, community residents as well as institutions and associations that are tackling mycetoma, and promotes early diagnosis and treatment at medical institutions.
MRI of mycetoma of the foot: two cases demonstrating the dot-in-circle sign.
The Splendore-Hoeppli phenomenon itself is not specific for basidiobolomycosis [18] and can also be observed in other infections, such as botryomycosis [23] bronchocentric granulomatosis due to Aspergillus [24] mycetoma [25] and Pityrosporum folliculitis skin infection [26], although the combination of the clinical presentation, the Splendore-Hoeppli phenomenon, and septate hyphae suggests basidiobolomycosis.
Saini, "Pneumothorax: a rare presentation of pulmonary mycetoma," Annals of Thoracic Medicine, vol.
Pulmonary aspergilloma (PA) is a saprophyte that infects preexisting pulmonary cavities producing a fungus ball or mycetoma [1].
According to Abdel-Bagi, the American experts would also visit the Mycetoma Research Center at Soba University Hospital as well as the Begrawiya, Naqa and Musawwarat archaeological sites in the River Nile state.
Mycetoma is a chronic slowly progressive localized subcutaneous infection caused by actinomycetes or fungi and characterized by formation of micro abscesses discharging grains containing aggregates of the causative agents which are discharged onto the skin surface through multiple sinuses.
Mycetoma can easily be misdiagnosed due to lack of understanding and the relatively low prevalence of the condition in regions outside the endemic areas.
The former include the sinus fungus ball (once called mycetoma or aspergilloma) and allergic fungal rhinosinusitis which typically affect immunocompetent subjects.
Ganem-Quintanar, "Development and characterization of a transdermal patch and an emulgel containing kanamycin intended to be used in the treatment of mycetoma caused by Actinomadura madurae," Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, vol.
Subcutaneous mycoses: chromoblastomycosis, sporotrichosis and mycetoma. J Dtsch Dermatol Ges.