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Thursday 21 June 2007

Eumycetoma pedis due to Exophiala jeanselmei.

By: Capoor MR, Khanna G, Nair D, Hasan A, Rajni , Deb M, Aggarwal P.

Indian J Med Microbiol 2007 Apr;25(2):155-7

A case of eumycetoma of foot in an 8-year old male child was clinically diagnosed as chronic osteomyelitis and was microbiologically confirmed as eumycetoma. The case is being reported for its uncommon clinical presentation and etiological agent, Exophiala jeanselmei. The patient recovered completely after treatment with ketoconazole.

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