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:

A holistic approach to the mycetoma management.
 

Author(s): Sahar Mubarak Bakhiet, Ahmed Hassan Fahal, Ahmed Mudawi Musa, El Samani Wadaa Mohamed, Rowa Fathelrahman Omer, Eiman Siddig Ahmed, Mustafa El Nour, El Rayah Mohamed Mustafa, Manar El Sheikh A Rahman, Suliman Hussein Suliman, Mohamed A Gadir El Mamoun, Hajo Mohamed El Amin

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Mycetoma, one of the badly neglected tropical diseases, it is a localised chronic granulomatous inflammatory disease characterised by painless subcutaneous mass and formation of multiple sinuses that produce purulent discharge and grains. If untreated early and appropriately, it usually ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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 08;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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The terms "Mycetoma" returned 12 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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Mycetoma (Madura Foot) in Israel: Recent Cases and a Systematic Review of the Literature.
 

Author(s): Ohad Bitan, Yonit Wiener-Well, Rina Segal, Eli Schwartz

Journal: Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg.. 2017 Jun;96(6):1355-1361.

 

AbstractMycetoma is a chronic soft tissue infection caused by fungal or bacterial pathogens, and is endemic in tropical and subtropical regions. Cases in developed countries outside the mycetoma belt are rare and usually imported by immigrants. Sporadic cases have been reported in ...

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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Last Updated: 21 Apr 2017

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