Mycetoma: reviewing a neglected disease

@article{Verma2019MycetomaRA,
  title={Mycetoma: reviewing a neglected disease},
  author={P. Verma and Aditi Jha},
  journal={Clinical and Experimental Dermatology},
  year={2019},
  volume={44}
}
  • P. VermaA. Jha
  • Published 28 May 2018
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Clinical and Experimental Dermatology
Mycetoma caused by either filamentous fungi (eumycotic) or bacteria (actinomycotic) has recently been recognized by the World Health Organization as a neglected tropical disease. Although mycetoma is preventable and treatable, especially in the early stages, it carries high morbidity and a huge socioeconomic burden. Skin and subcutaneous tissue is affected, with a classic presentation of hard woody swellings, discharging sinuses and presence of grains (containing the causative organism… 

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