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ALLMedicine™ Mycetoma Center

Research & Reviews  188 results

Mycetoma, chromoblastomycosis and other deep fungal infections: diagnostic and treatmen...
https://doi.org/10.1097/QCO.0000000000000870
Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases; Seas C, Legua P

Aug 10th, 2022 - to review recent advances in the epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of deep fungal infections. Mycetoma and chromoblastomycosis are the only deep fungal infections incorporated in the list of neglected tropical diseases. These infections start...

Reporting of mycetoma cases from skin and soft tissue biopsies over a period of ten yea...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9365187
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Zeeshan M, Fatima S et. al.

Jul 30th, 2022 - Mycetoma is an important neglected tropical disease associated with debilitation, disfigurement and death if not diagnosed and treated adequately. In Pakistan, mycetoma cases have frequently been diagnosed in histopathology and microbiology labora...

Systematic whole-genome sequencing reveals an unexpected diversity among actinomycetoma...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9352199
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Watson AK, Kepplinger B et. al.

Jul 26th, 2022 - Mycetoma is a neglected tropical chronic granulomatous inflammatory disease of the skin and subcutaneous tissues. More than 70 species with a broad taxonomic diversity have been implicated as agents of mycetoma. Understanding the full range of cau...

Ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration cytology significantly improved mycetoma diagn...
https://doi.org/10.1111/jdv.18363
Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venere... Siddig EE, El Had Bakhait O et. al.

Jun 25th, 2022 - Ultrasound (US)-guided fine-needle aspiration cytology (US-FNAC) has improved the diagnosis of many malignancies, infections and other diseases as it is safe, simple, quick and accurate. In mycetoma, it is assumed that this technique may have a be...

Eumycetoma (Fungal Mycetoma) Treatment & Management
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1090738-treatment

Jun 17th, 2022 - Medical Care The sensitivity of organisms to antifungal drugs in vitro is not necessarily correlated with the in vivo response. Amphotericin B has minimal or no effect on eumycetoma organisms. Anecdotal reports of successful treatment with griseof...

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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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