Mycobacterium marinum as a cause of skin chronic granulomatous in the hand.

@article{Fard2011MycobacteriumMA,
  title={Mycobacterium marinum as a cause of skin chronic granulomatous in the hand.},
  author={Seyed Mehdi Hosseini Fard and Mohammad Reza Yossefi and Behzad Esfandiari and Seyyed Ali Ashgar Sefidgar},
  journal={Caspian journal of internal medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={2 1},
  pages={198-200}
}
BACKGROUND Mycobacterium marinum infection has a worldwide distribution and the organism occupies many aquatic environments. Infections in human consist of nodular cutaneous lesions that can progress to tenosynovitis, arthritis, and osteomyelitis. Case presentation : A 27-year-old man was presented with a history of swelling and exudative erythematous lesions and pustules of the right forearm. He worked as a laborer at an aquarium store. A smear from the walls of the necrotic center when… CONTINUE READING