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Atypical Mycobacterial Infections


Definition

Atypical mycobacterial infection of the skin results from the dermal or subcutaneous proliferation of members of the genus, Mycobacteria other than M. tuberculosis or M. leprae. The clinical expressions of these infections include both smooth and scaly papules, plaques, or nodules, sometimes with draining sinuses or ulcers.

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