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Mycobacterium marinum (M. marinum) is bacteria found in fresh and saltwater that can infect the skin through cuts or scrapes, causing granulomas to appear on the skin near the site of infection. This infection may be treated with a long course of oral antibiotics.

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Terms related to Mycobacterium Marinum:

  • Fish Tank Granuloma
  • Fish-handler's Nodules
  • Surfer's Nodules
  • Swimming Pool Granuloma

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