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Mycetoma Summary

Description: A chronic progressive subcutaneous infection caused by species of fungi (eumycetoma), or actinomycetes (actinomycetoma). It is characterized by tumefaction, abscesses, and tumor-like granules representing microcolonies of pathogens, such as MADURELLA fungi and bacteria ACTINOMYCETES, with different grain colors.

Also Known As: Actinomycetoma; Eumycetoma; Actinomycetomas; Eumycetomas; Foot, Madura Show All >>

Networked: 313 relevant articles (29 outcomes, 18 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Mycetoma

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. posaconazole : 4 outcomes in 10 results : FDA 2
  2. Itraconazole (Sporanox) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 31 results : FDA 6 Generic
  3. Amikacin (A.M.K) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 17 results : FDA 20 Generic
  4. terbinafine (Lamisil) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 6 results : FDA 27 Generic
  5. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 15 results : IBA
  6. Amphotericin B (Amphotericin) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 9 results : FDA 12 Generic
  7. Antibodies : 2 outcomes in 8 results : IBA
  8. Ciprofloxacin (Cipro) : 2 outcomes in 5 results : FDA 60 Generic
  9. Gentamicins (Gentamicin) : 2 outcomes in 2 results : FDA 63 Generic
  10. Ketoconazole (Nizoral) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 29 results : FDA 20 Generic
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Diseases Related to Mycetoma

  1. Infection
  2. Chromoblastomycosis (Chromomycosis)
  3. Histoplasmosis
  4. Hemoptysis
  5. Mycoses (Diseases, Fungus)
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Key Therapies for Mycetoma

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  1. Amputation : 1 outcome 1 study in 14 results
  2. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 1 outcome in 4 results
  3. Nebulizers and Vaporizers (Inhaler) : 1 study in 1 result
  4. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 18 results
  5. Transplants (Transplant) : 7 results
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