Disseminated mycobacterium abscessus infection secondary to an infected vascular stent: Case report and review of the literature

Nilesh Tejura, Gilda Bontempo, Debra Chew

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Abstract

Mycobacterium abscessus is a rapidly growing, multidrug-resistant mycobacteria, commonly associated with pulmonary, skin, and soft tissue infections. We describe a rare case of M abscessus endovascular stent infection; only 3 cases of graft infections have previously been reported.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numberofy207
JournalOpen Forum Infectious Diseases
Volume5
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2018

Keywords

  • endovascular stent infection
  • Mycobacterium abscessus
  • nontuberculous mycobacteria

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Clinical Neurology

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