A case of Actinomycotic mycetoma involving the right foot

  • Ragini Tilak Departments of Microbiology, Banaras Hindu University, Caranasi 221005, U.P
  • Sanjay Singh Department of Dermatology, Banaras Hindu University, Caranasi 221005, U.P
  • Atul Garg
  • Jaya Bassi
  • Vijai Tilak
  • Anil K. Gulati
Keywords: Actinomadura madurae, mycetoma

Abstract

A 45-year-old male presented with history of multiple swellings over the foot with sinuses discharging seropurulent pus. Actinomadura madurae was demonstrated and identified by microbiological culture from the pus obtained directly of the lesion. This case is reported to emphasize the importance of laboratory diagnosis in the management and assessment of the prognosis of such cases.
Published
2009-02-01
How to Cite
1.
Tilak R, Singh S, Garg A, Bassi J, Tilak V, Gulati AK (2009) A case of Actinomycotic mycetoma involving the right foot. J Infect Dev Ctries 3:071-073. doi: 10.3855/jidc.108
Section
Case Reports

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