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Mycetoma of thumb caused by Nocardia transvalensis


A case of mycetoma of thumb due to Nocardia transvalensis is described. Four earlier isolations of this rarely repoted etiological agent of mycetoma are reviewed. The patient in the present case was successfully treated with cotrimoxazole given orally.

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Gugnani, H.C., Ojukwu, J.O. & Suseelan, A.V. Mycetoma of thumb caused by Nocardia transvalensis . Mycopathologia 80, 55–60 (1982).

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  • Etiological Agent
  • Nocardia
  • Early Isolation