Disseminated Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare infection appearing as a panniculitis

T. L. Sanderson, L. Moskowitz, G. T. Hensley, T. J. Cleary, N. Penneys

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Abstract

A 34-year-old woman had widespread panniculitis due to a disseminated infection with Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare. The patient had previously received treatment with high dosages of corticosteroids. Suppurative lesions teeming with acid-fast bacilli and without formation of granulomas were found in many organs, including the skin, mediastinum, spleen, liver, and gastrointestinal tract. Both the appearance of disseminated M avium-intracellulare infection resembling panniculitis and the involvement of mediastinum have not previously been reported, to our knowledge.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)112-114
Number of pages3
JournalArchives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Volume106
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1982

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Medical Laboratory Technology

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    Sanderson, T. L., Moskowitz, L., Hensley, G. T., Cleary, T. J., & Penneys, N. (1982). Disseminated Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare infection appearing as a panniculitis. Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, 106(3), 112-114.