mycetoma

(mi″sә-to´mә) a destructive infection of the cutaneous and subcutaneous tissues, fascia, and bone, caused by some actinomycetes (actinomycotic mycetoma) or true fungi (eumycotic mycetoma). At the beginning, it is confined to a small area, and it progresses slowly. There is swelling accompanied by formation ...
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mycetoma

1. A chronic infection involving the feet and characterised by the formation of localised lesions with tumefactions and multiple draining sinuses. The exudate contains granules that may be yellow, white, red, brown, or black, depending upon the causative agent. Mycetoma is caused by two principal groups of microorganisms: ... A. Actinomycotic mycet...
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mycetoma

General term for a swollen, progressing, tumorlike skin lesion caused either by fungi or certain bacteria.
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Mycetoma

Mycetoma is a painless swelling caused by infection from Eumycetes becoming matted together with soft body tissues. The fungus often enters the body with a thorn, and legions are common on the legs and feet giving rise to its popular name of Madura Foot.
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mycetoma

Type: Term Pronunciation: mī′sē-tō′mă Definitions: 1. A chronic infection involving the subcutaneous tissue, skin, and contiguous bone; characterized by the formation of localized lesions with tumefactions and multiple draining sinuses. The exudate contains granules that may be yellow, white, red, brown, or black, de...
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