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Actinomycetoma



Actinomycetoma
Classification & external resources
ICD-10 B47.1
ICD-9 039

Actinomycetoma is a mycetomal disease affecting the skin and connective tissue. Mycetomas have two forms: actinomycetoma is the bacterial form, while eumycetoma is caused by fungi.

Additional recommended knowledge

It is researched by the Mycetoma Research Center, which is part of The University of Khartoum, located in Khartoum, Sudan.

Treatment

One proposed treatment protocol involves gentamicin, cotrimoxazole, and doxycycline.[1]

References

  1. ^ Ramam M, Bhat R, Garg T, et al (2007). "A modified two-step treatment for actinomycetoma". Indian journal of dermatology, venereology and leprology 73 (4): 235–9. PMID 17675730.


 
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