Mycetoma

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Mycetoma

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Mycetoma" returned 88 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Rapid and Robust Identification of the Agents of Black-Grain Mycetoma by Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization-Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry.
 

Author(s): Mark Fraser, Andrew M Borman, Elizabeth M Johnson

Journal: J. Clin. Microbiol.. 2017 Aug;55(8):2521-2528.

 

Eumycetoma, a chronic fungal infection endemic in India, Indonesia, and parts of Africa and South and Central America, follows traumatic implantation of saprophytic fungi and frequently requires radical surgery or amputation in the absence of appropriate treatment. Fungal species ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Mycetoma: A global medical and socio-economic dilemma.
 

Author(s): Ahmed H Fahal

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Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Recurrent Scedosporium apiospermum mycetoma successfully treated by surgical excision and terbinafine treatment: a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Eszter J Tóth, Géza R Nagy, Mónika Homa, Marianna Ábrók, Ildikó É Kiss, Gábor Nagy, Zsuzsanna Bata-Csörgő, Lajos Kemény, Edit Urbán, Csaba Vágvölgyi, Tamás Papp

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Scedosporium apiospermum is an emerging opportunistic filamentous fungus, which is notorious for its high levels of antifungal-resistance. It is able to cause localized cutaneous or subcutaneous infections in both immunocompromised and immunocompetent persons, pulmonary infections ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Mycetoma" returned 11 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Mycetoma laboratory diagnosis: Review article.
 

Author(s): Amel Altayeb Ahmed, Wendy van de Sande, Ahmed Hassan Fahal

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Mycetoma is a unique neglected tropical disease caused by a substantial number of microorganisms of fungal or bacterial origins. Identification of the causative organism and the disease extension are the first steps in the management of the affected patients and predicting disease ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The Surgical Treatment of Mycetoma.
 

Author(s): Suleiman Hussein Suleiman, El Sammani Wadaella, Ahmed Hassan Fahal

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Surgical intervention is an integral component in the diagnosis and management of mycetoma. Surgical treatment is indicated for small, localised lesions and massive lesions to reduce the mycetoma load and to enable better response to medical therapy. It is also a life-saving procedure ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Mycetoma medical therapy.
 

Author(s): Oliverio Welsh, Hail Mater Al-Abdely, Mario Cesar Salinas-Carmona, Ahmed Hassan Fahal

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Medical treatment of mycetoma depends on its fungal or bacterial etiology. Clinically, these entities share similar features that can confuse diagnosis, causing a lack of therapeutic response due to inappropriate treatment. This review evaluates the response to available antimicrobial ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Last Updated: 21 Apr 2017

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