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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.

Year introduced: 2009 (1963)

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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

MeSH Unique ID: D008271

Entry Terms:

  • Maduromycosis
  • Madura Foot
  • Actinomycetoma
  • Eumycetoma

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