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Pythiosis

MedGen UID:
124447
Concept ID:
C0276912
Disease or Syndrome
Synonyms: Infection, Pythium insidiosum; Pythioses; Pythiosis Insidiosi; Pythium insidiosum Infection; Pythium insidiosum Infections
 
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:1010000

Definition

A granulomatous disease caused by the aquatic organism pythium insidiosum occurring rarely in humans. It is classified into three forms: ocular, cutaneous, and arterial. [from MONDO]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVPythiosis

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Valente JSS, Brasil CL, Braga CQ, Zamboni R, Sallis ESV, Albano APN, Zambrano CG, Franz HC, Pötter L, Panagio LA, Reis GF, Botton SA, Pereira DIB
Med Mycol 2020 Oct 1;58(7):913-918. doi: 10.1093/mmy/myz141. PMID: 32030424
Worasilchai N, Chaumpluk P, Chakrabarti A, Chindamporn A
Med Mycol 2018 Feb 1;56(2):216-224. doi: 10.1093/mmy/myx033. PMID: 28525598
Permpalung N, Worasilchai N, Plongla R, Upala S, Sanguankeo A, Paitoonpong L, Mendoza L, Chindamporn A
J Antimicrob Chemother 2015;70(6):1885-92. Epub 2015 Jan 27 doi: 10.1093/jac/dkv008. PMID: 25630647

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Gurnani B, Christy J, Narayana S, Rajkumar P, Kaur K, Gubert J
Indian J Ophthalmol 2021 May;69(5):1095-1101. doi: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_1808_20. PMID: 33913840Free PMC Article
Valente JSS, Brasil CL, Braga CQ, Zamboni R, Sallis ESV, Albano APN, Zambrano CG, Franz HC, Pötter L, Panagio LA, Reis GF, Botton SA, Pereira DIB
Med Mycol 2020 Oct 1;58(7):913-918. doi: 10.1093/mmy/myz141. PMID: 32030424
Chitasombat MN, Larbcharoensub N, Chindamporn A, Krajaejun T
Int J Infect Dis 2018 Jun;71:33-41. Epub 2018 Apr 10 doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2018.03.021. PMID: 29653202
Vento S, Cainelli F, Cesario F
Lancet Infect Dis 2006 Apr;6(4):226-33. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(06)70437-6. PMID: 16554247
Wanachiwanawin W
J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2000 Nov-Dec;22(6):581-7. doi: 10.1097/00043426-200011000-00027. PMID: 11132234

Diagnosis

Gurnani B, Kaur K, Venugopal A, Srinivasan B, Bagga B, Iyer G, Christy J, Prajna L, Vanathi M, Garg P, Narayana S, Agarwal S, Sahu S
Indian J Ophthalmol 2022 Apr;70(4):1107-1120. doi: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_1534_21. PMID: 35325996Free PMC Article
Gurnani B, Christy J, Narayana S, Rajkumar P, Kaur K, Gubert J
Indian J Ophthalmol 2021 May;69(5):1095-1101. doi: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_1808_20. PMID: 33913840Free PMC Article
Chitasombat MN, Larbcharoensub N, Chindamporn A, Krajaejun T
Int J Infect Dis 2018 Jun;71:33-41. Epub 2018 Apr 10 doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2018.03.021. PMID: 29653202
Hussein MR
J Cutan Pathol 2008 Nov;35(11):979-88. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0560.2008.01045.x. PMID: 18976399
Kaufman L
Mycopathologia 1998;143(1):3-7. doi: 10.1023/a:1006958027581. PMID: 10205881

Therapy

Gurnani B, Kaur K, Venugopal A, Srinivasan B, Bagga B, Iyer G, Christy J, Prajna L, Vanathi M, Garg P, Narayana S, Agarwal S, Sahu S
Indian J Ophthalmol 2022 Apr;70(4):1107-1120. doi: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_1534_21. PMID: 35325996Free PMC Article
Valente JSS, Brasil CL, Braga CQ, Zamboni R, Sallis ESV, Albano APN, Zambrano CG, Franz HC, Pötter L, Panagio LA, Reis GF, Botton SA, Pereira DIB
Med Mycol 2020 Oct 1;58(7):913-918. doi: 10.1093/mmy/myz141. PMID: 32030424
Chitasombat MN, Larbcharoensub N, Chindamporn A, Krajaejun T
Int J Infect Dis 2018 Jun;71:33-41. Epub 2018 Apr 10 doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2018.03.021. PMID: 29653202
Tanhehco TY, Stacy RC, Mendoza L, Durand ML, Jakobiec FA, Colby KA
Eye Contact Lens 2011 Mar;37(2):96-8. doi: 10.1097/ICL.0b013e3182043114. PMID: 21252687
Gaastra W, Lipman LJ, De Cock AW, Exel TK, Pegge RB, Scheurwater J, Vilela R, Mendoza L
Vet Microbiol 2010 Nov 20;146(1-2):1-16. Epub 2010 Jul 24 doi: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2010.07.019. PMID: 20800978

Prognosis

Gurnani B, Christy J, Narayana S, Rajkumar P, Kaur K, Gubert J
Indian J Ophthalmol 2021 May;69(5):1095-1101. doi: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_1808_20. PMID: 33913840Free PMC Article
Sermsathanasawadi N, Praditsuktavorn B, Hongku K, Wongwanit C, Chinsakchai K, Ruangsetakit C, Hahtapornsawan S, Mutirangura P
J Vasc Surg 2016 Aug;64(2):411-417. Epub 2016 Mar 4 doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2015.12.024. PMID: 26951999
Hilton RE, Tepedino K, Glenn CJ, Merkel KL
Br J Dermatol 2016 Aug;175(2):394-7. Epub 2016 Jun 7 doi: 10.1111/bjd.14520. PMID: 26946963
Vento S, Cainelli F, Cesario F
Lancet Infect Dis 2006 Apr;6(4):226-33. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(06)70437-6. PMID: 16554247
Wanachiwanawin W
J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2000 Nov-Dec;22(6):581-7. doi: 10.1097/00043426-200011000-00027. PMID: 11132234

Clinical prediction guides

Yolanda H, Jearawuttanakul K, Wannalo W, Kanjanasirirat P, Borwornpinyo S, Rujirawat T, Payattikul P, Kittichotirat W, Wichadakul D, Krajaejun T
Microbiol Spectr 2024 Feb 6;12(2):e0162023. Epub 2024 Jan 5 doi: 10.1128/spectrum.01620-23. PMID: 38179943Free PMC Article
Chatterjee S, Agrawal D, Gomase SN
Indian J Ophthalmol 2022 Oct;70(10):3515-3521. doi: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_870_22. PMID: 36190038Free PMC Article
Nonpassopon M, Jongkhajornpong P, Aroonroch R, Koovisitsopit A, Lekhanont K
Cornea 2021 Nov 1;40(11):1413-1419. doi: 10.1097/ICO.0000000000002651. PMID: 33470674
Ianiski LB, Stibbe PC, Denardi LB, Weiblen C, Soares MP, Valente JSS, Sangioni LA, Pereira DIB, Santurio JM, Botton SA
Med Mycol 2021 Jan 4;59(1):67-73. doi: 10.1093/mmy/myaa032. PMID: 32400872
Valente JSS, Brasil CL, Braga CQ, Zamboni R, Sallis ESV, Albano APN, Zambrano CG, Franz HC, Pötter L, Panagio LA, Reis GF, Botton SA, Pereira DIB
Med Mycol 2020 Oct 1;58(7):913-918. doi: 10.1093/mmy/myz141. PMID: 32030424

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