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May 1979

Botryomycosis: A Bacterial Cause of Mycetoma

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Dermatology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston.

Arch Dermatol. 1979;115(5):609-610. doi:10.1001/archderm.1979.04010050043015

Botryomycosis is a chronic, granulomatous, bacterial infection in which grains are produced. Clinically, it may not be distinguished from a mycetoma of fungal origin. A case is reported in which the causative organisms were Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

(Arch Dermatol 115:609-610, 1979)

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