Atypical mycobacterial cervical adenitis: clinical presentation.

  title={Atypical mycobacterial cervical adenitis: clinical presentation.},
  author={Jeremy N Thompson and Masaaki Watanabe and Garry Greene and P. A. Morozumi and Robert I Kohut},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  volume={90 2},
Atypical mycobacterium cervical adenitis (AMCA) is a disease primarily of childhood and usually presents as a unilateral mass or draining sinus. The pathogens are mycobacteria which are distinct from Mycobacteria tuberculosis, leprae and bovis (the typical mycobacteria). The atypical mycobacteria are readily recovered from the environment and are generally… CONTINUE READING



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