| CLINICAL AND LABORATORY INVESTIGATIONS
|Year : 1982 | Volume
| Issue : 1 | Page : 35--41
Streptomyces Somalinesiscausing Mycetomas in South India
VV Taralakshmi, VV Pankajalakshmi, S Arumugam
Biopsy 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.
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