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February 1968

Mycobacterium marinum (balnei) InfectionReport of a Case With Cutaneous and Laryngeal Lesions

Author Affiliations

Palo Alto, Calif

From the departments of dermatology of Stanford University School of Medicine (Drs. Gould, McMeekin, and Bright); and of Veterans Administration Hospital (Dr. Gould), Palo Alto, Calif.

Arch Dermatol. 1968;97(2):159-162. doi:10.1001/archderm.1968.01610080063011

An unusually widespread Mycobacterium marinum (balnei) infection was seen in a 32-year-old man. In addition to extensive cutaneous lesions of the trunk and extremities, there was granulomatous disease of the larynx. There was slow improvement following the use of isoniazid (INH) and streptomycin.