"Mycetoma" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A chronic progressive subcutaneous infection caused by species of fungi (eumycetoma), or actinomycetes (actinomycetoma). It is characterized by tumefaction, abscesses, and tumor-like granules representing microcolonies of pathogens, such as MADURELLA fungi and bacteria ACTINOMYCETES, with different grain colors.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Mycetoma" by people in Profiles.
Isolated primary intracerebral mycetoma: presenting as a mass lesion in a patient with prostate cancer and multiple myeloma. J Neurooncol. 2005 Jan; 71(1):49-52.
Patellar overgrowth after infection of the knee. A case report. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1991 Jul; 73(6):940-1.
Superior sagittal sinus infection with Petriellidium boydii: case report. Neurosurgery. 1989 Apr; 24(4):604-7.
Acremonium falciforme (Cephalosporium falciforme) mycetoma in a renal transplant patient. Arch Dermatol. 1983 Aug; 119(8):707-8.