mycobacterial disease


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mycobacterial disease

[¦mī·kō·bak¦tir·ē·əl di‚zēz]
(medicine)
Any disease caused by species of Mycobacterium.
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Pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacterial disease prevalence and clinical features: an emerging public health disease.
Mycobacterial disease in patients with chronic granulomatous disease: A retrospective analysis of 71 cases.
With dominant partial deficiency, the penetrance by environmental mycobacterial disease was 45% by age 10 years in the Dorman et al.
On the other hand, inherited immune system defects, such as Mendelian susceptibility to mycobacterial diseases syndromes (MEMS), in which there are defects in the axis IL-12/IN-y, can be a major cause of fungal and mycobacterial associations, as in the patient of the clinical case; although it would be expected that these patients present, since their birth, a history of oral, skin and enteral fungal infections, with a very important fact, as it is the presence of axillary lymphadenitis and disseminated mycobacterial infection with the implementation of the BCG vaccine, and pigmented purpuric dermatosis (8), data that were not found in our patient.
Alangaden and Lemur (1997) for example did well in commenting on the clinical use of fluoroquinolones in the treatment of mycobacterial disease,16 which is a step in the right direction and a desirable corollary to in vitro studies.
The crude incidence rate of nontuberculous mycobacterial disease in this 3.
These include, but are not limited to, cutaneous sarcoidosis, erythema nodosum, pyoderma gangrenosum, hidradenitis suppurativa, mycobacterial disease, and foreign body reaction.
Rifadin nontuberculous mycobacterial disease (Japan)
2) In patients with SCID, as was probable in our case, there is also increased susceptibility to severe mycobacterial disease following vaccination.