A case of recurrent cutaneous Mycobacterium chelonae infection after treatment

Ayaka Eto, Misa Nakamura, Saori Ito, Maya Tanaka, Gaku Tsuji, Tetsuo Matsuda, Masutaka Furue

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Mycobacterium chelonae (M. chelonae) is widely distributed in the environment and particularly infects immunosuppressed patients. Its infection is characterized by various and multiple cutaneous lesions. In the present case, an elderly patient with long-term use of immunosuppressive agents had a relapse of cutaneous M. chelonae infection 8 months after treatment. This case was considered to involve latent infection of M. chelonae that developed resistance to antibiotics. Cutaneous M. chelonae infection has often been treated by antibiotic monotherapy. However, some cases that developed resistance to clarithromycin, a key drug for treating this infection, have been reported, so it is recommended that treatment proceed via a combination of antibiotics. Case reports of cutaneous M. chelonae infection are increasing, so further studies on the choice of antibiotics, and the duration and endpoint of treatment are required.

元の言語英語
ページ(範囲)546-549
ページ数4
ジャーナルNishinihon Journal of Dermatology
80
発行部数6
DOI
出版物ステータス出版済み - 1 1 2018

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Mycobacterium chelonae
Mycobacterium Infections
Skin
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Infection
Therapeutics
Clarithromycin
Immunosuppressive Agents
Microbial Drug Resistance
Recurrence
Pharmaceutical Preparations

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dermatology

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A case of recurrent cutaneous Mycobacterium chelonae infection after treatment. / Eto, Ayaka; Nakamura, Misa; Ito, Saori; Tanaka, Maya; Tsuji, Gaku; Matsuda, Tetsuo; Furue, Masutaka.

:: Nishinihon Journal of Dermatology, 巻 80, 番号 6, 01.01.2018, p. 546-549.

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Eto, Ayaka ; Nakamura, Misa ; Ito, Saori ; Tanaka, Maya ; Tsuji, Gaku ; Matsuda, Tetsuo ; Furue, Masutaka. / A case of recurrent cutaneous Mycobacterium chelonae infection after treatment. :: Nishinihon Journal of Dermatology. 2018 ; 巻 80, 番号 6. pp. 546-549.
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