Cutaneous infection caused by Mycobacterium abscessus mimicking actinomycosis


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Author Details : Ruby Dass, Archana C Choure*, Sachinkumar V Wankhede

Volume : 7, Issue : 1, Year : 2021

Article Page : 49-52

https://doi.org/10.18231/j.ijmmtd.2021.011



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Mycobacterium abscessus is a rapid grower, can cause pulmonary infection and cutaneous infection. They are usually resistant to multiple antimicrobials. So challenging physicians for treatment. Here we report a rare case of cutaneous infection caused by Mycobacterium abscessus mimicking actinomycosis.

Keywords: Actinomycosis cutaneous infection, Mycobacterium abscessus and NTM.


How to cite : Dass R , Choure A C, Wankhede S V, Cutaneous infection caused by Mycobacterium abscessus mimicking actinomycosis. IP Int J Med Microbiol Trop Dis 2021;7(1):49-52


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