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Am J Ophthalmol. 1980 Jan;89(1):139-41.

Mycobacterium chelonei and orbital granuloma after tear duct probing.

Abstract

A 75-year-old woman developed an orbital mass after lacrimal duct probing. Acid-fast bacteria were observed on special stains and Mycobacterium chelonei, subspecies abscessus was isolated. The patient had been taking systemic corticosteroids.

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