Title

Mycobacterium kansasii infection in the deep structures of the hand. Report of two cases

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

1-1-1976

Journal

Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Series A

Volume

58

Issue

1

DOI

10.2106/00004623-197658010-00030

Abstract

Extrapulmonary infection is rare, but Mycobacterium kansasii is reported to cause cervical adenitis in children, and meningitis, osteomyelitis, arthritis, cutaneous infection, and widely disseminated disease in adults and children with deficient immune mechanisms 3,7,9,13, 16,17,19,26. The present report describes the difficulties in diagnosis and the success of surgical and medical treatment in 2 cases involving the hand.

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