Mycobacterium haemophilum as a novel etiology of cervical lymphadenitis in an otherwise healthy adult patient.

We describe a case and summarize six additional cases of cervical lymphadenitis in otherwise healthy adults caused by Mycobacterium haemophilum. The organism causes cervicofacial lymphadenitis in healthy children and severe disease in immunocompromised patients but has not been previously reported to cause cervical lymphadenitis in nonimmunocompromised… CONTINUE READING