Streptomyces Somalinesiscausing Mycetomas in South India
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Taralakshmi V V, Pankajalakshmi V V, Arumugam S. Streptomyces Somalinesiscausing Mycetomas in South India. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1982;48:35-41
AbstractBiopsy specimens from 102 patients with mycetoma were examined histologically; Streptomyces somaliensis was found in 5 cases. The clinical features, radiology and histology of actinomycotic mycetoma due to S. somaliensis ar ' e described. The geographic distribution of the organism, its incidence and prevalence in India and the importance of histological examination in the diagnosis of the infection are discussed.