Case 18 - Discussion


 

   
 

Skin: Mycobacterium abscessus infection

 

 

Acid-fast stain X 40  showing red stained acid fast bacilli.

 

Reference:

Hansen TP, Sarma DP. Multiple subcutaneous nodules associate with Mycobacterium abscessus infection following removal of an infected Groshon vascular catheter tip. Dermatology Online Journal. 2006. 12(4):12.