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Mycetoma MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Mycetoma
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
Unique ID
D008271
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008271
Annotation
coordinate with causative organism (IM) or precoordinate organism/dis (IM) if pertinent
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.
Entry Term(s)
Actinomycetoma
Eumycetoma
Madura Foot
Maduromycosis
NLM Classification #
WR 340
Public MeSH Note
2009; see MADUROMYCOSIS 1963-2008
History Note
2009 (1963)
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Mycetoma Preferred
Maduromycosis Narrower
Madura Foot Narrower
Actinomycetoma Narrower
Eumycetoma Narrower
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