Nontuberculous mycobacterial adenitis outside of the head and neck region in children: A case report and systematic review of the literature. Academic Article Case Study Review uri icon


  • Nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) adenitis of the head and neck region is well-described in healthy children, most commonly presenting under the age of 5years. Extracervicofacial NTM adenitis is less common. We present a case of NTM inguinal adenitis in a 2-year-old girl, followed by a systematic review of the literature.Copyright © 2016 Asian-African Society for Mycobacteriology. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

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  • December 2016