Tuberculous botryomycosis of the hand: case report.


We report a case of a 17-year-old boy who presented with botryoid lesions of both hands. These lesions resembled those of cutaneous botryomycosis. We treated him with surgical debridement and were unable to isolate infective agents initially. However, 3 months later Mycobacterium tuberculosis grew in the culture. One year of antituberculous drug therapy… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2014.05.004