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Extensive Infection of Face by Mycobacterium chelonae: An Unusual Presentation.

Authors
  • Mali, Swapna A
  • Doctor, Tasneem B
  • Doshi, Arun P
  • Sharma, Rajesh
Type
Published Article
Journal
Indian Journal of Dermatology
Publisher
Medknow Publications
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2014
Volume
59
Issue
5
Pages
495–497
Identifiers
DOI: 10.4103/0019-5154.139904
PMID: 25284859
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

Mycobacterium chelonae is a rapidly growing mycobacteria, causes cutaneous, soft tissue, and rarely lung infections. Here we present a rare case of extensive infection of face at multiple sites by Mycobacterium chelonae, with an unusual presentation, diagnosed by using conventional methods.

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