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Case Reports
July 1969

Sporotrichoid Cutaneous Infection With Mycobacterium kansasii

Author Affiliations


From the Department of Dermatology, Baylor University College of Medicine, Houston.

Arch Dermatol. 1969;100(1):54-58. doi:10.1001/archderm.1969.01610250060014

Two patients with infection due to Mycobacterium kansasii are described in which skin lesions occurred in an ascending proximal fashion strongly suggesting sporotrichosis. These are apparently the second and third persons reported to have cutaneous infection due to M kansasii and the first ones in which a sporotrichoid pattern of skin involvement was present.