Open Access Case Report Article ID: IJDCR-1-109

    A Case of Actinomycetoma Treated with Trimethoprim + Sulfamethoxazole

    Subekcha Karki*, Ma Luisa Abad-Venida

    A 32-year-old man presented with a history of progressive, painful nodular growths with discharge consisting granules over the right thigh, inguinal area and right foot. Histopathological examination of the tissue biopsy was actinomycotic mycetoma. The patient showed improvement with trimethoprimsulfamethoxazole.The novelty of our case is to use Co-trimoxazole as a first line treatment modality for cases diagnosed or suspected as actinomycetoma.

    Keywords: Actinomycetoma; Trimethoprimsulfamethoxazole (SMX+TMP)

    Published on: Sep 25, 2015 Pages: 20-23

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/2455-8605.000009
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