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Common Fungal Diseases of Skin

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Granules coming out of the multiple discharging sinuses in mycetoma foot contain: (AIIMS May 2014)



A Fungus colonies
B Pus cells

C Inflammatory cells
D Granules

Ans. A
Fungus colonies

Actinomycetoma refers to infection by actinomycetes of the genera Nocardia, Nocardiopsis, Streptomyces, and Actinomadura. True fungi of many different genera cause Eumycetoma. Mycetoma is a chronic suppurative infection of subcutaneous tissue and characterized by the presence of 'grains', which are tightly clumped colonies of the causative organism.

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