[Mycetoma: 130 cases].

  title={[Mycetoma: 130 cases].},
  author={M T Dieng and M T Sy and B Diop and S O Niang and Bassirou Ndiaye},
  journal={Annales de dermatologie et de venereologie},
  volume={130 1 Pt 1},
BACKGROUND Mycetoma is a pathological process in which eumycotic (fungal) or actinomycotic causative agents from exogenous source produce grains. It follows penetrating injury inoculating soil organisms, occurring preferentially in rural areas usually among labourers who work barefoot. Mycetoma is a localized chronic, and deforming infectious disease of subcutaneous tissues, skin and bones. We report 130 cases of mycetoma in Senegal from 1983 to 2000. PATIENTS AND METHODS There were 130… CONTINUE READING
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