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Eumycetoma

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Eumycetoma is a chronic granulomatous fungal disease of humans, affecting mainly the limbs, and sometimes the abdominal and chest walls or the head. [1]

34 relations: Acremonium strictum, Actinomadura, Actinomycetales, Aspergillus, Aspergillus nidulans, Biopsy, Botryomycosis, Curvularia, Cytopathology, Exophiala jeanselmei, Fine-needle aspiration, Granuloma, Itraconazole, Kaposi's sarcoma, Ketoconazole, Leptosphaeria, Lymph, Madurai, Madurella grisea, Madurella mycetomatis, Nocardia, Nocardia asteroides, Nocardia brasiliensis, Phaeoacremonium, Pseudallescheria boydii, Pus, Pyrenochaeta, Spore, Staphylococcus aureus, Streptomyces, Streptomyces somaliensis, Tropical ulcer, Tuberculosis, Voriconazole.

Acremonium strictum

Acremonium strictum is an environmentally widespread saprotroph species found in soil, plant debris, and rotting mushrooms.

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Actinomadura

The genus Actinomadura is one of four genera of actinobacteria that belong to the family Thermomonosporaceae.

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Actinomycetales

The Actinomycetales are an order of Actinobacteria.

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Aspergillus

Aspergillus is a genus consisting of a few hundred mold species found in various climates worldwide.

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Aspergillus nidulans

Aspergillus nidulans (also called Emericella nidulans when referring to its sexual form, or teleomorph) is one of many species of filamentous fungi in the phylum Ascomycota.

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Biopsy

A biopsy is a medical test commonly performed by a surgeon, interventional radiologist, or an interventional cardiologist involving extraction of sample cells or tissues for examination to determine the presence or extent of a disease.

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Botryomycosis

Botryomycosis; also known as bacterial pseudomycosis is a rare chronic granulomatous bacterial infection that affects the skin, and sometimes the viscera.

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Curvularia

Curvularia is a hyphomycete (mold) fungus which is a facultative pathogen of many plant species and common in soil.

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Cytopathology

Cytopathology (from Greek κύτος, kytos, "a hollow"; πάθος, pathos, "fate, harm"; and -λογία, -logia) is a branch of pathology that studies and diagnoses diseases on the cellular level.

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Exophiala jeanselmei

Exophiala jeanselmei is a saprotrophic fungus in the family Herpotrichiellaceae.

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Fine-needle aspiration

Fine-needle aspiration (FNA) is a diagnostic procedure used to investigate lumps or masses.

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Granuloma

Granuloma is an inflammation found in many diseases.

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Itraconazole

Itraconazole is an antifungal medication used to treat a number of fungal infections.

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Kaposi's sarcoma

Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) is a type of cancer that can form masses in the skin, lymph nodes, or other organs.

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Ketoconazole

Ketoconazole is a synthetic imidazole antifungal drug used primarily to treat fungal infections.

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Leptosphaeria

Leptosphaeria is a genus of fungi in the family Phaeosphaeriaceae.

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Lymph

Lymph is the fluid that circulates throughout the lymphatic system.

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Madurai

Madurai is one of the major cities in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

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Madurella grisea

Madurella grisea is a fungal species of the genus Madurella.

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Madurella mycetomatis

Madurella mycetomatis is a fungus primarily reported in Central Africa as a cause of mycetoma in humans.

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Nocardia

Nocardia is a genus of weakly staining Gram-positive, catalase-positive, rod-shaped bacteria.

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Nocardia asteroides

Nocardia asteroides is a species of Nocardia.

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Nocardia brasiliensis

Nocardia brasiliensis is a species of Nocardia.

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Phaeoacremonium

Phaeoacremonium is a fungus genus associated with wilt and decline diseases of woody hosts and human infections.

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Pseudallescheria boydii

Pseudallescheria boydii is a species of fungus classified in the Ascomycota.

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Pus

Pus is an exudate, typically white-yellow, yellow, or yellow-brown, formed at the site of inflammation during bacterial or fungal infection.

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Pyrenochaeta

Pyrenochaeta is a genus of fungus.

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Spore

In biology, a spore is a unit of sexual or asexual reproduction that may be adapted for dispersal and for survival, often for extended periods of time, in unfavourable conditions.

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Staphylococcus aureus

Staphylococcus aureus is a Gram-positive, round-shaped bacterium that is a member of the Firmicutes, and it is a member of the normal flora of the body, frequently found in the nose, respiratory tract, and on the skin.

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Streptomyces

Streptomyces is the largest genus of Actinobacteria and the type genus of the family Streptomycetaceae.

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Streptomyces somaliensis

Streptomyces somaliensis is a protelytic bacterium species from the genus of Streptomyces which has been isolated from a mycetoma from the foot of a man in Somalia.

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Tropical ulcer

Tropical ulcer, more commonly known as jungle rot, is a chronic ulcerative skin lesion thought to be caused by polymicrobial infection with a variety of microorganisms, including mycobacteria.

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Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease usually caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB).

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Voriconazole

Voriconazole, sold under the brand name Vfend among others, is an antifungal medication used to treat a number of fungal infections.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eumycetoma

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