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Clin Infect Dis. 1994 Jun;18(6):999-1001.

Mycobacterium chelonae (M. chelonae subspecies chelonae): report of a patient with a sporotrichoid presentation who was successfully treated with clarithromycin and ciprofloxacin.

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Department of Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City.

Abstract

We describe a sporotrichoid presentation of infection with Mycobacterium chelonae (M. chelonae subspecies chelonae). The disease occurred in a patient receiving corticosteroid therapy and was cured by the use of clarithromycin and ciprofloxacin.

PMID:
8086568
DOI:
10.1093/clinids/18.6.999
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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