• Biopsy specimens from 93 patients with mycetoma were examined histologically; Streptomyces pelletieri was found in 12 cases. In addition, two cases of actinomycetoma pedis in which S pelletieri has been isolated in culture are described. In both, the characteristic red granules were seen.
(Arch Dermatol 114:204-206, 1978)
Taralakshmi VV, Pankajalakshmi VV, Kamalakannan R, Annamalai R, Shetty BMV, Subramanian S, Shanmugasundaram TK. Mycetomas Caused by Streptomyces pelletieri in Madras, India. Arch Dermatol. 1978;114(2):204-206. doi:10.1001/archderm.1978.01640140022005