Nontuberculous mycobacterial skin infections: recognition and management.

@article{Elston2009NontuberculousMS,
  title={Nontuberculous mycobacterial skin infections: recognition and management.},
  author={Dirk Michael Elston},
  journal={American journal of clinical dermatology},
  year={2009},
  volume={10 5},
  pages={281-5}
}
Mycobacterial organisms have re-emerged as an important cause of infectious disease worldwide. Both tuberculosis and nontuberculous mycobacterial infections remain endemic in many parts of the world and are becoming more common in patients with iatrogenic immunosuppression and HIV infection. The nontuberculous mycobacteria, often referred to as mycobacteria other than tuberculosis (MOT), are of special significance to the dermatologist because they often present in the skin, typically after… CONTINUE READING
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