Tenosinovitis por Mycobacterium chelonae : A propósito de un caso

Tenosinovitis por Mycobacterium chelonae : A propósito de un caso.
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Tenosinovitis por Mycobacterium chelonae : A propósito de un caso.

We report a patient with a diagnosis of synovial tenosynovitis who developed septic tenosinovitis with cold abscess on right hand, after a local punction. Mycobacterium chelonae a fast-growing mycobacteria, was isolated. We discuss aspects related to differential diagnosis, epidemiology, risk factor...

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Journal Title: Revista Medica Herediana
Main Author: Alfredo BERROCAL KASAY
Other Authors: Juan ECHEVARRIA ZARATE;
Erick RAMIREZ ARANDA;
Elsa CASTRO LEON;
Dina GONZALES BENDEZU
Language: Spanish
Get full text: http://www.upch.edu.pe/vrinve/dugic/revistas/index.php/RMH/article/view/778
Resource type: Journal article
Source: Revista Medica Herediana; Vol 15, No 4 (Year 2004).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.20453/rmh.v15i4.778
Publisher: Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia
Usage rights: Reconocimiento (by)
Subjects: Applied Sciences --> Medicine, General & Internal
Abstract: We report a patient with a diagnosis of synovial tenosynovitis who developed septic tenosinovitis with cold abscess on right hand, after a local punction. Mycobacterium chelonae a fast-growing mycobacteria, was isolated. We discuss aspects related to differential diagnosis, epidemiology, risk factors. diagnostic procedures and issues related to treatment of this nosocomial infection.