What is MYCETOMA?

Syn., Fungus foot; Madura foot; Ulcus graze; Perikal; Podelcoma; Fish-roe bodies. M Black, that form of mycetoma in which the fungoid granules are dark-brown or at times quite black. In morphology, color and cultural peculiarities distinguish it at once from the fungus isolated from the white form of the disease. It is not pathologic for animals. The two varieties of fungus do not appear together in the same case. M., White, a fonn of mycetoma in which the granules of the tumors ate white or yellowish; they consist of fungoid masses. Vincent describes them as Mycetitz streptotkrix. 1: grows at body-temperature in nutrient media containing sugar and glycerin, also in vegetable infusions. It is not pathologic to animals.

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