Actinomycetoma caused by Rhodococcus spp.
We report a case of mycetoma caused by Rhodococcus in a 62-year-old man who presented with multiple draining sinuses of the left foot. Biopsy specimen showed granulomatous reaction and microabcesses contained granules. These granules were composed by rod and coccoid Gram-positive and partially acid-fast elements. Culture grew a ‘Nocardia-like organism’, confirmed at the Center for Disease Control as Rhodococcus spp.
KeywordsDisease Control Biopsy Specimen Rhodococcus Granulomatous Reaction
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