• We report a case of mycetoma caused by Nocardiopsis dassonvillei in a 39-year-old man. He had multiple nodules and draining sinuses on the anterior aspect of his right leg just below the knee. Few cream-colored granules were seen in the exudate. The biopsy specimen showed gram-positive, non-acid-fast granules with distinct borders. An aerobic actinomycete isolated from the lesion was identified as N dassonvillei. We think that this is the first reported case of mycetoma caused by N dassonvillei.
(Arch Dermatol 1985;121:1332-1334)
Wannasri Sindhuphak, Etta Macdonald, Elizabeth Head. Actinomycetoma Caused by Nocardiopsis dassonvillei. Arch Dermatol. 1985;121(10):1332–1334. doi:10.1001/archderm.1985.01660100112030