DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/issn.2454-2156.IntJSciRep20150226

Giant eumycetoma gluteal region: excision and V-Y flap advancement

Anwar Ali, Sandeep Khadda, Ajay Kumar Yadav, Ashok Parmar, Jitendra Kumar Sakhrani, Akhil Kapoor

Abstract


Eumycetoma (“mycotic mycetoma”) is a chronic subcutaneous fungal infection of the skin and soft tissue, most often affecting the lower extremity (typically a single foot). Eumycetomas are usually confined to subcutaneous tissues but can involve fascia, bone, and regional lymph nodes via contiguous dissemination. We hereby report a case mycetoma of gluteal region, an unusual site of presentation.

Keywords


Eumycetoma, Gluteal region, Fungal infection

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