• Close up of an ankle wound of a patient suffering with Mycetoma. Mycetoma is an uncommon disease found in the tropics. It is a chronic, localised infection of the skin and underlying tissues characterised by the formation of several abscesses (collections of pus) and granulomas (collections of epitheloid histiocyte cells produced in an immunologic response to the pathogen). These cells are a specialised type of macrophage that engulf the particulate matter and attempted to digest it, but do not
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