Mycobacterial infections of the hand are increasing in frequency, and at least seven atypical mycobacteria have been reported in the hand. The authors present several types of atypical mycobacteria, the types of infections they cause, accurate diagnosis methods, and proper treatment protocols.
Gunther, S., & Levy, C. (1989). Mycobacterial infections. Hand Clinics, 5 (4). Retrieved from https://hsrc.himmelfarb.gwu.edu/smhs_orthosurg_facpubs/584