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Research & Reviews  185 results

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 b...

Eumycetoma (Fungal Mycetoma) Workup
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1090738-workup

Jun 17th, 2022 - Laboratory Studies Identification of the etiologic agent of eumycetoma is based on direct microscopic examination of the granules, culture isolation of the agent, colonial features and fungal microscopic morphology. [12, 13] Eumycetoma granules ca...

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...

Eumycetoma (Fungal Mycetoma) Medication
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1090738-medication

Jun 17th, 2022 - Medication Summary The use of various antifungal agents in the treatment of eumycetoma has been reported. Imidazole antifungal agents appear to be the agents of choice. Of the azole group of antifungal agents, ketoconazole appears to be antifungal...

Eumycetoma (Fungal Mycetoma)
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1090738-overview

Jun 17th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Eumycetoma is a chronic cutaneous and subcutaneous infection caused by various genera of fungi. Approximately 40% of mycetomas worldwide are eumycotic as opposed to actinomycotic (ie, caused by bacterial actinomycetes). The dis...

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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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