Mycobacterial brain abscess possibly due to bacille Calmette-Guérin in an immunocompromised child.

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Disseminated infection with bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) is rare, even in immunocompromised patients who receive BCG injections as immunotherapy or immunization. When such infection occurs, it is usually in patients with decreased cellular immunity. A 6-year-old Caucasian girl who was receiving maintenance chemotherapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia… (More)

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