maduromycosis

noun
mad·u·ro·my·co·sis | \ ˈmad-(y)ə-rō-mī-ˈkō-səs \
plural maduromycoses\-ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of maduromycosis 

: a destructive chronic disease usually restricted to the feet, marked by swelling and deformity resulting from the formation of granulomatous nodules drained by sinuses connecting with the exterior, and caused by various actinomycetes (as of the genus Nocardia) and fungi (as of the genus Madurella)

called also mycetoma

— see madura foot — compare nocardiosis

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