actinomycetoma


Also found in: Wikipedia.

ac·ti·no·my·ce·to·ma

(ak'tin-ō-mī-se-tō'ma),
Mycetoma caused by higher bacteria. Compare: eumycetoma.

ac·ti·no·my·ce·to·ma

(ak'tin-ō-mī'sĕ-tō'mă)
Mycetoma caused by higher bacteria.
Compare: eumycetoma

actinomycetoma

A tumour-like collection of fungus-like bacterial colonies in the tissues, often involving the lower limbs, and caused by ACTINOMYCOSIS. This essentially tropical condition arises from a thorn injury, often to barefoot people, and is sometimes called ‘madura foot’.

actinomycetoma

see actinomycotic mycetoma.
References in periodicals archive ?
usually saprophytic to humans, can cause local cutaneous fistulized nodules known as actinomycetoma or mycetoma.
Refractory craniofacial actinomycetoma due to Streptomyces somaliensis that required salvage therapy with amikacin and imipenem.