A case of
eumycetoma due to Madurella grisea in northern Brazil
1: Mycopathologia. 2004 Nov;158(4):415-8.
A case of eumycetoma due to Madurella grisea in northern Brazil.
Vilela R, Duarte OM, Rosa CA, Castro JG, Lyon S, Motta RL, Moura
Hospital Eduardo Menezes, Belo Horizonte, Rua Itamogi APT31,
Bairro Floresta, CEP-31110-250, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais,
A case of mycetoma caused by the black fungus Madurella grisea
in northern Brazil is reported. The lesion was located on the
patient's right foot without bone involvement. Clinical samples
were collected by opening the fistules with a scalp and the
grains removed for microbiological and histopathological
analyses. Although mycetoma caused by M. grisea has been
previously reported in Brazil, this is the first time that of
this fungus has been identify in this particular region of the