A case of Mycobacterium nonchromogenicum pulmonary infection showing multiple nodular shadows in an immunocompetent patient.

Mycobacterium nonchromogenicum is generally considered nonpathogenic. However, M. nonchromogenicum rarely causes human disease; particularly, pulmonary disease is extremely rare. The common finding of M. nonchromogenicum pulmonary infection on chest X-ray is a solitary cavity. The present report describes an unusual case of M. nonchromogenicum primary… CONTINUE READING