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J Hand Surg Am. 2006 Oct;31(8):1292-5.

Flexor tenosynovitis caused by Mycobacterium scrofulaceum: case report.

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The Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA.

Abstract

Atypical hand infections with Mycobacterium species are uncommon, and Mycobacterium scrofulaceum infections are rare. We present a case of flexor tenosynovitis caused by M scrofulaceum in a 66-year-old man with hypertension and diabetes.

PMID:
17027789
DOI:
10.1016/j.jhsa.2006.06.010
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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