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Nearly every pathogenic species of NTM may cause skin and soft tissue infections, but rapidly growing mycobacteria (Mycobacterium fortuitum, Mycobacterium chelonae and Mycobacterium abscessus), Mycobacterium marinum and Mycobacterium ulcerans are the most commonly involved [1]. Many of these cutaneous mycobacteriosis, such as rapidly growing mycobacteria, M [2]. In contrast, some others have a specific geographical Distribution [3]. Cutaneous mycobacteriosis usually appear either after contact of traumatic or Surgical wounds with water or other contaminated products, or, secondarily, as a consequence of a disseminated mycobacterial disease, especially among immunosuppressed patients [4]. Treatment includes a combination of different antimicrobial agents, but it must be taken into account that NTM are resistant to conventional antituberculous drugs [5].

ulcerans infection from a new focus on an island in temperate southern Australia, 1992-5 [6]. Limitation of irrigation was associated with a dramatic reduction in the Number of new cases [7]. Like the flora to which it relates, the mycobacterium shows a Gondwanian Distribution which is evidence of its great antiquity [8].

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