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Year : 1978  |  Volume : 24  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 113-116  

Mycetoma of lower extremity

S Sahariah, AK Sharma, VK Mittal, RVS Yadav 
 Department of Surgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh-160 012., India

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S Sahariah
Department of Surgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh-160 012.
India

Ten cases of mycetoma of the lower extremity were seen and treated at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh, India, during the years 1973 to 1975. Six were treated by conservative method e.g. antibiotics, sulfonamides and immobilization of the part while remaining four were submitted t o surgery. Four out o f six from the first group had recurrence and has been put on second line of therapy. Recurrence occurred in only one case from the second group and he required an above knee amputation while the remaining three are free of disease and are well rehabilitated.


How to cite this article:
Sahariah S, Sharma A K, Mittal V K, Yadav R. Mycetoma of lower extremity.J Postgrad Med 1978;24:113-116


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Sahariah S, Sharma A K, Mittal V K, Yadav R. Mycetoma of lower extremity. J Postgrad Med [serial online] 1978 [cited 2022 Aug 15 ];24:113-116
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