(Madura foor, Maduromycosis, Maduromycetoma)

A chronic fungal infection, usually affecting the lower extremity involving skin, muscle, and bone.

These fungi enter the body through a scrap or cut.

At first small firm painless nodules develop over weeks to months.

They will enlarge and ulcerate in their centers.

Treatment with drugs and often surgery is necessary.

Mycetoma Links:

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