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Mycobacteria infection in an immunocompetent patient with no risk factors: evaluation and management of non-healing majocchi granuloma-type nodule

  • Author(s): Siamas, Katherine;
  • Khachemoune, Amor
  • et al.

Atypical mycobacterial infections are more commonly described among immunocompromised patients, although there has been an increasing incidence in recent years of infections in immunocompetent hosts. Normally preceding trauma is a risk factor for infection. We describe a case of Mycobacteria chelonae infection in a healthy individual with no risk factors.

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