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Mycetoma due to Nocardia caviae.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3494691     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Mycetoma is the most frequent deep mycosis in Mexico and is caused by Nocardia brasiliensis in 86% of the cases. Two cases of mycetoma due to Nocardia caviae, the first in Mexico, are reported. The strains were identified by their biochemical properties according to the criteria of Gordon and Mihm (1962). Few cases of mycetoma caused by this actinomycete have been reported in the world. One of our cases was unusual: occurring on the trunk as a tumor and diagnosed by finding the "grains" on histologic examination.
A Saúl; A Bonifaz; M Messina; R Andrade
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of dermatology     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0011-9059     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Dermatol.     Publication Date:  1987 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-06-12     Completed Date:  1987-06-12     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0243704     Medline TA:  Int J Dermatol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  174-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Dapsone / therapeutic use
Drug Combinations / therapeutic use
Middle Aged
Mycetoma / etiology*,  pathology,  therapy
Nocardia Infections / complications*,  pathology,  therapy
Sulfamethoxazole / therapeutic use
Trimethoprim / therapeutic use
Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Combination
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Drug Combinations; 723-46-6/Sulfamethoxazole; 738-70-5/Trimethoprim; 80-08-0/Dapsone; 8064-90-2/Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Combination

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