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A study of cyto-histological correlation in diagnosis of mycetoma cases
IP Archives of Cytology and Histopathology Research
Context: Mycetoma is a chronic, specific, granulomatous, progressive subcutaneous disease, characterised by sinuses discharging pus with granules. Actinomycetes and eumycetes are the causative agents. In the absence of discharging sinuses, a diagnosis may not be suspected. In such cases histopathology remains the only diagnostic modality, as often cultures are not done. Fine needle aspiration can aid in rapid diagnosis of mycetomas, however experience and literature regarding cytology offatcat:i2x6oktnxnf67lbxrv5df2yww4