Chronic otitis media after tympanostomy tube placement caused by Mycobacterium abscessus: a new clinical entity?

@article{Franklin1994ChronicOM,
  title={Chronic otitis media after tympanostomy tube placement caused by Mycobacterium abscessus: a new clinical entity?},
  author={Dan Franklin and Jeffrey R. Starke and Michael T. Brady and Barbara A Brown and Richard J. Wallace},
  journal={The American journal of otology},
  year={1994},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={313-20}
}
Infections with nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) are being identified with increasing frequency, but the otologic manifestations of NTM infection are not well defined. Mycobacterium abscessus is a ubiquitous rapidly growing mycobacterium (RGM) known to cause disease by inoculation after trauma. Though reported following open heart and breast augmentation… CONTINUE READING