Skin granulomas due to Mycobacterium gordonae.

  title={Skin granulomas due to Mycobacterium gordonae.},
  author={P. Gengoux and Françoise Portaels and J. M. Lachapelle and David E. Minnikin and Dominique Tennstedt and P Tamigneau},
  journal={International journal of dermatology},
  volume={26 3},
A 38-year-old woman presented with small, ulcerated, red or bluish nodules on the right hand, clinically resembling mycobacterial granulomas; these appeared a few months after a bite by a rat, while the patient was collecting frogs in a pond in the Belgian Ardennes. The histopathologic picture was compatible with a diagnosis of mycobacterial infection and rare acid-fast bacilli could be found. Repeated bacteriologic investigations were performed and these led to the identification of a strain… CONTINUE READING

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