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Mycobacterium marinum infection: a case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17330619     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Mycobacterium marinum is a nontuberculous mycobacteria that is often acquired via contact with contaminated salt or fresh water. We present a case of a 67-year-old man who developed several solitary nontender nodules on his hands and forearm after working on the underside of his boat. In addition, we provide a review of the literature and discuss how this infection is acquired, the underlying pathogenesis, the cutaneous and histologic findings, the differential diagnosis, the diagnostic methods, and the various treatment options.
Authors:
Ryan P Johnson; Yang Xia; Sunghun Cho; Richard F Burroughs; Stephen J Krivda
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cutis     Volume:  79     ISSN:  0011-4162     ISO Abbreviation:  Cutis     Publication Date:  2007 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-03-02     Completed Date:  2007-04-03     Revised Date:  2013-09-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0006440     Medline TA:  Cutis     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  33-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
Antibiotics, Antitubercular / therapeutic use
Antitubercular Agents / therapeutic use
Clarithromycin / therapeutic use
Ethambutol / therapeutic use
Forearm / microbiology*
Hand Dermatoses / microbiology*
Humans
Male
Mycobacterium Infections, Nontuberculous / diagnosis*
Mycobacterium marinum / isolation & purification*
Rifampin / therapeutic use
Skin Diseases, Bacterial / diagnosis*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents; 0/Antibiotics, Antitubercular; 0/Antitubercular Agents; 13292-46-1/Rifampin; 74-55-5/Ethambutol; 81103-11-9/Clarithromycin
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
Cutis. 2007 Jan;79(1):17-9   [PMID:  17330616 ]
Erratum In:
Cutis. 2007 Mar;79(3):235

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