John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Abdominal actinomycetoma with double aetiology due to Nocardia brasiliensis and Actinomadura madurae Volume 28, numéro 1, January-February 2018


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1 Dermatology Service and Mycology Department,
Hospital General de México “Dr. Eduardo Liceaga”,
2 Mycology Laboratory,
Centro Dermatológico Ladislao Pascua,
3 Departamento de Ecología de Agentes Patógenos,
Hospital General “Dr. Manuel Gea González”, Mexico

Mycetoma is a chronic, progressively destructive, inflammatory (granulomatous) disease due to aerobic filamentous actinomycetes (actinomycetoma), as well as fungi (eumycetoma); it was recently considered as a neglected tropical disease, typically affecting low-income communities [1-3]. Geographical distribution includes the “mycetoma belt”, in close proximity to the Tropic of Cancer; mostly in tropical areas, particularly in Central Africa (Sudan and Senegal) and Asia (India and Yemen). Mexico [...]