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Eumycetomas

Medical Mycology

Subcutaneous Mycoses

  1. Roderick J. Hay DM FRCP FRCPath, Dean, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0147

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Hay, R. J. 2010. Eumycetomas. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. Queens University Belfast, Belfast

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    History
  • 3
    Pathogenesis
  • 4
    Epidemiology
  • 5
    Clinical Appearances
  • 6
    Differential Diagnosis
  • 7
    Histopathology
  • 8
    Treatment
  • 9
    Apparent Granule Formation by Other Fungi

Keywords:

  • eumycetomas;
  • forming granules in vivo-property of variety of microorganisms;
  • mycetomas, chronic subcutaneous infections by fungi or actinomycetes;
  • mycetoma, Madura foot-disease of great antiquity (padavalmita or foot anthill);
  • mycetomas, confined to tropical regions;
  • earliest sign of mycetoma and appearance of hard subcutaneous nodule;
  • Leptosphaeria species;
  • limitations of histopathology in mycetoma diagnosis