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Flexor tenosynovitis due to Mycobacterium asiaticum

G D Foulkes, J C Floyd, J L Stephens
Journal of Hand Surgery 1998, 23 (4): 753-6
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Mycobacteria other than tuberculosis infections of the hand are seen with increasing frequency. A case of Mycobacterium asiaticum flexor tenosynovitis is described. Successful management included radical flexor tenosynovectomy and therapy with oral minocycline and clarithromycin.

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