Madura foot (Eumycetoma)
Madura foot is a fungal disease that can affect the feet or hands that have a open wound when it comes into contact withthe fungal spores. The spores can often be found on tropical farms.
Fungus - Fungi are a group of microorganisms that are distinct from plants, animals and even bacteria. In Red Ash these entries will focus on the infectious diseases caused by fungi.
Contact - Only physical contact is required to pass the pathogen to another. Either by direct contact with the infected or with something they have handled while infect and within the residual life of the pathogen.
- Lethality: 10%
- Infection Rate: 5%
- Contamenation Area: 1 Meters
- Gestation Period: 3 Days
- Difficulty: Fair
- Save: Health
- Advancement Time: 1 Week
- Life Span: 1 Month
- Residual Life: 10 Years
Stage 1: Infected Foot or hand begins to swell and is called the source infection site. Shoes or gloves are uncomfortable to wear. Infection is not painful.
Stage 2: Infection begins in the leg or arm of the same infected extremity. The source site becomes tumorus and will discharge a yogart like substance that can be yellow or red in color. Footwear or hand coverings are impossible to use.
Stage 3: The entire limb is now tumorus and discharging fluid. The bones at the source site will begin to deteriorate and the infected will lose use of the source site.
Stage 4: The limb is dead and must be removed.
Stage 5: Death
Possible ability damage and loss of limb