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Research & Reviews  198 results

Diagnostics to support mycetoma management-Development of two target product profiles.
https://doi.org/10.1111/tmi.13828
Tropical Medicine & International Health : TM & IH; Fongwen N, Asiedu KB et. al.

Nov 5th, 2022 - Mycetoma is a neglected tropical disease caused by more than 70 different microorganisms and identified by the WHO as one of the high-priority diseases for developing diagnostic tests. To ensure the production of diagnostic assays for use by clini...

Genomics and metagenomics of Madurella mycetomatis, a causative agent of black grain my...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9629555
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Litvintseva AP, Bakhiet S et. al.

Nov 3rd, 2022 - Madurella mycetomatis is one of the main causative agents of mycetoma, a debilitating neglected tropical disease. Improved understanding of the genomic diversity of the fungal and bacterial causes of mycetoma is essential to advances in diagnosis ...

Updated Review on Nocardia Species: 2006-2021.
https://doi.org/10.1128/cmr.00027-21
Clinical Microbiology Reviews; Traxler RM, Bell ME et. al.

Nov 1st, 2022 - This review serves as an update to the previous Nocardia review by Brown-Elliott et al. published in 2006 (B. A. Brown-Elliott, J. M. Brown, P. S. Conville, and R. J. Wallace. Jr., Clin Microbiol Rev 19:259-282, 2006, https://doi.org/10.1128/CMR.1...

Retraction for Chu et al., "Association of Presence of Aspergillus Antibodies with Hemo...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9667751
Journal of Clinical Microbiology; Chu CM, Woo PCY et. al.

Nov 1st, 2022 - Retraction for Chu et al., "Association of Presence of Aspergillus Antibodies with Hemoptysis in Patients with Old Tuberculosis or Bronchiectasis but No Radiologically Visible Mycetoma".|2022|Chu CM,Woo PCY,Chong KTK,Leung WS,Chan VL,|

Head and neck mycetoma: Clinical findings, investigations, and predictors for recurrenc...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9576061
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Omer AT, Hasabo EA et. al.

Oct 18th, 2022 - Mycetoma is a unique neglected tropical disease which is found endemic in areas known as the "mycetoma belt". Head and neck mycetoma is a rarity and it has many devastating impacts on patients and communities. In this study, we assessed clinical f...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  6 results

A Randomized Controlled Trial to Compare the Clinical Outcomes With Six Months of Therapy With Oral Itraconazole Versus Oral Voriconazole for Management of Treatment naïve Subjects With Chronic Pul...
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04824417

Jun 13th, 2022 - Aspergillus is a saprophytic fungus which is present normally in our surroundings and causes a large number of pulmonary diseases spreading through inhalational route. The spectrum of disease caused by aspergillus spp. is wide with the manifestati...

Six Months Versus 12 Months of Oral Itraconazole Therapy for Management of Treatment naïve Subjects With CPA
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03920527

Oct 12th, 2021 - Aspergillus is a saprophytic fungus which is present normally in our surroundings and causes a large number of pulmonary diseases spreading through inhalational route. The spectrum of disease caused by aspergillus spp. is wide with the manifestati...

Tissue Microenvironment Signatures of the Mycetoma Granuloma
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04401969

May 26th, 2020 - Mycetoma is a chronic, specific, subcutaneous granulomatous, progressive and disfiguring inflammatory disease. It is caused by true fungi or by certain bacteria and hence it is usually classified into eumycetoma and actinomycetoma respectively. Ma...

Integrated Mapping of Skin-presenting Neglected Tropical Diseases in Liberia
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03683745

Sep 25th, 2018 - Innovative and intensified disease management (IDM) includes a range of different interventions - ranging from medicine to surgery - to relieve the symptoms and consequences of a group of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) for which effective tool...

The Utility of Radiotherapy in the Management of Haemoptysis Secondary to Aspergillomata and Structural Lung Diseases
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02878447

Oct 26th, 2017 - Currently the best curative treatment of massive haemoptysis is surgical resection of the affected portion of lung. For patients who do not qualify for surgery, there are few alternative interventions, most of which only provide a temporary soluti...

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News  16 results

Indurated Mass on the Right Central Back
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/250383/dermatopathology/indurated-mass-right-central-back
John Hassani, DO, Paul Chu, MD et. al.

Jan 4th, 2022 - The Diagnosis: Actinomycetoma Histopathology revealed evidence of an actinomycete organism within the suppuration, consistent with actinomycosis (quiz image [inset]). Given the clinical presentation and histopathologic findings, our patient was di.

What Neglected Tropical Diseases Teach Us About Stigma
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/209336/infectious-diseases/what-neglected-tropical-diseases-teach-us-about?channel=234
Aileen Y. Chang, MD, Maria T. Ochoa, MD

Oct 3rd, 2019 - Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a group of 20 diseases that typically are chronic and cause long-term disability, which negatively impacts work productivity, child survival, and school performance and attendance with adverse effect on futur.

What Neglected Tropical Diseases Teach Us About Stigma
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/209336/infectious-diseases/what-neglected-tropical-diseases-teach-us-about
Aileen Y. Chang, MD, Maria T. Ochoa, MD

Oct 3rd, 2019 - Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a group of 20 diseases that typically are chronic and cause long-term disability, which negatively impacts work productivity, child survival, and school performance and attendance with adverse effect on futur.

Winners all
https://www.mdedge.com/chestphysician/article/184478/society-news/winners-all/page/0/1?channel=28399

Dec 3rd, 2018 - Case Report Slide Winners Ze Ying Tan: All that wheezes is not asthma Jason Lam: Pulmonary mucor mycetoma Adam Young: Nonresolving pneumonia and cyclic fevers in an immunocompetent patient Ritu Modi: Histopathological misdiagnosis of pulmonary coc.

Eumycetoma Pedis in an Albanian Farmer
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/189917/infectious-diseases/eumycetoma-pedis-albanian-farmer?channel=44
Monika Fida, MD, Rosita Saraceno, MD et. al.

Nov 30th, 2018 - To the Editor: Mycetoma is a noncontagious chronic infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissue caused by exogenous fungi or bacteria that can involve deeper structures such as the fasciae, muscles, and bones. Clinically it is characterized by in.

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Patient Education  1 results see all →