Mycetoma

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Mycetoma

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Mycetoma" returned 86 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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: 15 Apr 2017

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Review of 21 cases of mycetoma from 1991 to 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
 

Author(s): Felipe Maurício Soeiro Sampaio, Bodo Wanke, Dayvison Francis Saraiva Freitas, Janice Mery Chicarino de Oliveira Coelho, Maria Clara Gutierrez Galhardo, Marcelo Rosandiski Lyra, Maria Cristina da Silva Lourenço, Rodrigo de Almeida Paes, Antonio Carlos Francesconi do Valle

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Mycetoma is caused by the subcutaneous inoculation of filamentous fungi or aerobic filamentous bacteria that form grains in the tissue. The purpose of this study is to describe the epidemiologic, clinic, laboratory, and therapeutic characteristics of patients with mycetoma at the ...

Last Updated: 13 Feb 2017

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Predictors of Post-operative Mycetoma Recurrence Using Machine-Learning Algorithms: The Mycetoma Research Center Experience.
 

Author(s): Ali Wadal, Tusneem Ahmed Elhassan, Hajer Ahmed Zein, Manar Elsheikh Abdel-Rahman, Ahmed Hassan Fahal

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Post-operative recurrence in mycetoma after adequate medical and surgical treatment is common and a serious problem. It has health, socio-economic and psychological detrimental effects on patients and families. It is with this in mind, we set out to determine the predictors of post-operative ...

Last Updated: 31 Oct 2016

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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: 24 Aug 2017

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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: 24 Jun 2016

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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: 21 Oct 2014

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Last Updated: 21 Apr 2017

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