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Sporothricoid mycobacterial infection. A case report.

Alinovi A, Vecchini F, Bassissi P.
DOI: 10.2340/0001555573146147

Abstract

A case of bilateral, symmetric, sporothricoid granulomas involving the dorsa of fingers and wrists is reported. The culture-proved Mycobacterium marinum skin infection was acquired by a fish-fancier while clearing his aquarium with bare hands. The patient suffered from chronic hand eczema. Treatment with co-trimoxazole was successful.

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