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Descriptor English: Mycetoma
Descriptor Spanish: Micetoma
Descriptor Portuguese: Micetoma
Descriptor French: Mycétome
Entry term(s): Actinomycetoma
Eumycetoma
Madura Foot
Maduromycosis
Tree number(s): C01.150.252.410.040.692.500
C01.150.252.819.557
C01.150.703.302.500
C01.800.200.500
C01.800.720.557
C17.800.838.208.557
C17.800.838.765.557
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008271
Scope note: 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.
Annotation: coordinate with causative organism (IM) or precoordinate organism/dis (IM) if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
TM transmission
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 2009; see MADUROMYCOSIS 1963-2008
History Note: 2009 (1963)
DeCS ID: 8445
Unique ID: D008271
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2009/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/09
Mycetoma - Preferred
Concept UI M0012879
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Mycetoma
Maduromycosis - Narrower
Concept UI M0519878
Preferred term Maduromycosis
Madura Foot - Narrower
Concept UI M0519881
Preferred term Madura Foot
Actinomycetoma - Narrower
Concept UI M0519880
Preferred term Actinomycetoma
Eumycetoma - Narrower
Concept UI M0519879
Preferred term Eumycetoma



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