Mycobacterial disease

The clinical presentation of infections due to mycobacteria, a specific group of organisms that includes the causes of tuberculosis and leprosy, reflects the success of the host's response in eradicating organisms. There are clear differences, for instance, between disseminated miliary tuberculosis and lupus vulgaris or, for example, tuberculoid and lepromatous leprosy. These are discussed in chapter 23. As these infections are not common only lupus vulgaris and non-tuberculous or "atypical" mycobacterial infection are described.

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