swim·ming pool gran·u·lo·ma
a chronic, verrucous lesion most commonly seen on the knees; due to infection by Mycobacterium marinum.
Synonym(s): fish-tank granuloma
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fish-tank granulomaA popular term for clinical infection by Mycobacterium marinum, which is typically acquired by direct inoculation from fish tanks (80+% are aquarium-related), presenting 2–3 weeks after injury.
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