Mycopathologia

, Volume 103, Issue 1, pp 55–57 | Cite as

Mycetoma of the forearm due to Actinomadura madurae

  • I. Alteras
  • D. Abraham
  • C. Ideses
  • Rina Segal
  • Miriam Sandbank
Article

Abstract

A case of mycetoma, with abscess-like lesions which appeared on the right forearm of a 43-year-old male, is briefly reported. A few whitish granules were detected in the oily-like discharge, the same as in the histologic examination. No bone involvement was discovered in X-ray examination. Actinomadura was identified in the culture. A daily dose of 4 g bactrin brought significant improvement to the patients continuing the treatment.

Key words

mycetoma on the arm Actinomadura madurae 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Alteras
    • 1
  • D. Abraham
    • 2
  • C. Ideses
    • 2
  • Rina Segal
    • 1
  • Miriam Sandbank
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Dermatology, Beilinson Medical Center, Petah Tiqva and Sackler School of MedicineTel Aviv UniversityIsrael
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyMeir HospitalKfar SabaIsrael

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