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Year : 1980  |  Volume : 46  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 364--367

Leptosphaeria Senegalensis Causing Mycetoma Pedis in Madras

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Two cases of eumycetoma pedis caused by Leptosphaeria senegalensis in Twnilians are reported. Both presented with swelling of the foot and multiple sinuses discharging serosanguinous material which contained black granules. In the first case, the specific diagnosis was made by histopathology and isolation of, L. senegalensis. In the other, the eristic granules were tissue section.


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