eumycetoma


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eu·my·ce·to·ma

(yū-mī-set-ō'ma),
Mycetoma caused by fungi. Compare: actinomycetoma.

eu·my·ce·to·ma

(yū'mī-sē-tō'mă)
Mycetoma caused by fungi.
Compare: actinomycetoma

eumycetoma

A class of fungi responsible for deep mass fungal infections of the soft tissues and bones, such as MADURA FOOT, in tropical underdeveloped areas. The group includes Madurella mycetomatis , Madurella grisea and Petriellidium boydii .

eumycetoma

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The reliable epidemiological information regarding eumycetoma is limited even though it was first reported from India in the middle of the 19th century.
Aspergillus species are uncommon cause of eumycetoma.
6] Differentiation between actinomycetoma and eumycetoma is important because of their differences in response to treatment.
Fosravuconazole, an azole-class antifungal drug discovered by Eisai, has shown in vitro and in vivo to have strong antifungal activities against eumycetoma.
Fosravuconazole will be investigated in a randomized controlled trial to study the efficacy of the drug compared to an existing therapy in moderate eumycetoma cases.
3 The most common cause of eumycetoma (commonly, mycetoma foot) in the United States is:
Here, we report a rare case of Eumycetoma due to Curvularia lunata with a unique presentation.
Thus, a diagnosis of Eumycetoma due to Curvularia lunata was reached.
Combined medical (antifungal agents) and surgical treatment is standared for eumycetoma.