Travel history and area of residence
Fever history and systemic complaints
Length of symptoms: Longer history is characteristic.
Water and animal exposures
Recent surgery or...
Medical treatment is typically for a minimum of 3 to 6 months.
Follow-up should last 1 year after completion of therapy.
Chemoprophylaxis for patie...
American Academy of Pediatrics. Diseases caused by nontuberculous mycobacteria. In: Kimberlin DW, Brady MT, Jackson MA, et al, eds. Red Book: 2015 Report of the Committee on Infecti...
031.9 Unspecified diseases due to mycobacteria
031.1 Cutaneous diseases due to other mycobacteria
031.8 Other specified mycobacterial diseases
031.0 Pulmonary diseases due to other mycobacteria
Q: When should I worry about NTMB?
A: NTMB should be on the differential for any child with persistent lymphadenitis or a chronically draining wound.
Q: When should NTMB be considered as a cause of ...
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