atypical mycobacterial infection

atypical mycobacterial infection

Infection with mycobacteria other than those causing tuberculosis or leprosy.

Risk factors
Immune compromise, AIDS.
 
Clinical findings
Abscesses, septic arthritis, osteomyelitis.

Examples
AMIs include those with M avium-intracellulare complex (associated with AIDS) and M marinum (seen in the Chesapeake Bay region, affecting fishermen and aquarium keepers) and M ulcerans (endemic to the banks of the upper Nile).
 
Management
Difficult due to multidrug resistance.

atypical mycobacterial infection

Infectious disease Clinical infection with mycobacteria other than those causing TB or lepra Risk factors Immune compromise, AIDS Clinical Abscesses, septic arthritis, osteomyelitis; AMIs include those with M avium complex, associated with AIDS, and M marinum, seen in the Chesapeake Bay region, affecting fishermen and aquarium keepers and.M ulcerans, endemic to the banks of the upper Nile Management Difficult due to multidrug resistance. See Atypical mycobacterium.
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Figuring that it might be an atypical mycobacterial infection, I quarantined myself and spent a month at home, much of it bedridden and extremely weak.
She returned to the United States and presented with tenderness of the nodules and mild local adenopathy; the differential diagnosis included tropical ulcer, atypical mycobacterial infection, fungal infection, cutaneous anthrax, and poxvirus infection, which was the diagnosis confirmed by the CDC.
Atypical mycobacterial infection complicating mineral oil pneumonia.
Atypical mycobacterial infection of soft tissue associated with use of a hot tub: a case report.
An atypical mycobacterial infection was diagnosed in these patients because either acid-fast staining results were positive or the Mycobacterium genus specific real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) was positive.
Atypical mycobacterial infection in soft tissue associated with the use of a hot tub.
In a recent case presentation, symptoms and radiographic findings in a patient from whose lung tissue MAC was cultured are consistent with both the diagnoses of hypersensitivity pneumonitis and atypical mycobacterial infection, a conclusion substantiated by pathologic findings (29).
A recent outbreak of atypical mycobacterial infections has been traced to contaminated tattoo ink, which cause itchy, painful pustules and red bumps within a tattoo during the first month of the procedure.
Body piercing complicated by atypical mycobacterial infections.
The company is also conducting or planning to conduct multiple Phase II and Phase III clinical studies with Actimmune for the potential treatment of a variety of diseases, including idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, cryptococcal meningitis, ovarian cancer, liver fibrosis, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, cystic fibrosis and atypical mycobacterial infections.
ATYPICAL mycobacterial infections of the hand are uncommon in most healthy persons.
Imaging characteristics and epidemiological features of atypical mycobacterial infections involving the musculoskeletal system.

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