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Mycetoma caused by Nocardia madurae.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  737642     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Actinomycotic mycetoma was diagnosed in a woman from Jamaica living in Ontario. This is the first case reported in Canada in which the infection was caused by Nocardia madurae. Despite oral therapy with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, local excision of newly appearing nodules was required periodically for clinical improvement. Laboratory procedures were modified to aid in identification of pathogenic actinomycetes.
J M Saksun; J Kane; R K Schachter
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian Medical Association journal     Volume:  119     ISSN:  0008-4409     ISO Abbreviation:  Can Med Assoc J     Publication Date:  1978 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-04-28     Completed Date:  1979-04-28     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0414110     Medline TA:  Can Med Assoc J     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  911-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Mycetoma / drug therapy,  etiology*,  surgery
Nocardia / isolation & purification
Sulfamethoxazole / therapeutic use
Trimethoprim / therapeutic use
Reg. No./Substance:
723-46-6/Sulfamethoxazole; 738-70-5/Trimethoprim

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