Basic Summary for Mycetoma


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Main name of condition: Mycetoma
Other names or spellings: Madura foot


What is Mycetoma?
  Brief description of Mycetoma: Tropical fungal infection usually of the foot
  Parent types of Mycetoma: Fungal infections, Foot conditions
  Organs Affected by Mycetoma: foot
How serious is Mycetoma?
  Complications of Mycetoma: see complications of Mycetoma
What causes Mycetoma?
  Class of Condition for Mycetoma: parasite fungal
What are the symptoms of Mycetoma?
  Symptoms of Mycetoma: see symptoms of Mycetoma
How is it treated?
  Treatments for Mycetoma: see treatments for Mycetoma
Society issues for Mycetoma
  Hospitalization statistics for Mycetoma: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Mycetoma:
  • 0.0001% (12) of hospital consultant episodes were for mycetoma in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 83% of hospital consultant episodes for mycetoma required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 50% of hospital consultant episodes for mycetoma were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 50% of hospital consultant episodes for mycetoma were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 30% of hospital consultant episodes for mycetoma required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 7.5 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for mycetoma in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 3 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for mycetoma in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 57 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for mycetoma in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 67% of hospital consultant episodes for mycetoma occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 8% of hospital consultant episodes for mycetoma occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 25% of hospital consultant episodes for mycetoma were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.0001% (60) of hospital bed days were for mycetoma in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)

Last revision: June 4, 2003

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