Acta Scientific Orthopaedics (ISSN: 2581-8635)

Case Report Volume 5 Issue 6

Actinomycosis of the Foot: A Rare Case Report

Prathibha Shamanna1* and Manjunatha Swamy SH2

1Department of Microbiology, Sanjay Gandhi Institution of Trauma and Orthopedics, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
2Department of Orthopaedics Sanjay Gandhi Institution of Trauma and Orthopedics, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

*Corresponding Author: Prathibha Shamanna, Department of Microbiology, Sanjay Gandhi Institution of Trauma and Orthopedics, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.

Received: April 14, 2022; Published:


Mycetoma is a chronic granulomatous disease affecting the skin and subcutaneous tissue. It tends to have a chronic course either caused by true fungi or filamentous bacteria. Current case report is a rare case of Mycetoma involving the foot due to actinomyces species. A 35-year-old male presented with 1 year history of multiple swellings over the left foot with discharging sinuses. Patient was treated with Cotrimoxazole and Amikacin combination and later treated with Doxycycline and Amikacin combination. This case report emphasis the importance of multidisciplinary approach in diagnosis and management of chronic granulomatous disease.

Keywords: Actinomycosis; Madura Foot; Subcutaneous Nodule


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Citation: Prathibha Shamanna and Manjunatha Swamy SH. “Actinomycosis of the Foot: A Rare Case Report".Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 5.6 (2022): 00-00.


Copyright: © 2022 Prathibha Shamanna and Manjunatha Swamy SH. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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