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Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2013 Aug;76(4):513-5. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2013.04.010. Epub 2013 May 16.

Granulomatous infection of the hand and wrist due to Azospirillum spp.

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  • 1Department of Internal Medicine, Euroclinic Hospital, 11521, Athens, Greece.


We report a case of Azospirillum infection manifestating as granulomatous tenosynovitis of the right hand, in an immunocompetent middle-aged female. We highlight the unusual source of the infection, the diagnostic workup, as well as the treatment approach.

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Azospirillum spp.; Granulomatous infection; Tenosynovitis

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