Journal Article

Cushing's Syndrome Presenting as Disseminated Cutaneous <i>Mycobacterium chelonae</i> Infection

Sabrina R. Haas, Mary Beth Hodge and Robert A. Duncan

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 33, issue 6, pages e51-e53
Published in print September 2001 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online September 2001 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/322629
Cushing's Syndrome Presenting as Disseminated Cutaneous Mycobacterium chelonae Infection

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Mycobacterium chelonae infection has not to our knowledge been reported as a complication of endogenous Cushing's syndrome. We describe a patient who presented with sporotrichoid M. chelonae infection and olecranon bursitis whose symptoms did not completely resolve until after bilateral adrenalectomy.

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Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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