Inguinal lymphadenitis caused by Mycobacterium haemophilum in an immunocompetent child

J.A.H. Lindeboom, C.F. Kuijper, M. van Furth

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Infections caused by Mycobacterium haemophilum in immunocompetent patients are unusual. M. haemophilum have been associated with cervicofacial lymphadenitis in children, but inguinal infections have not yet been described. We present a case of an inguinal lymphadenitis caused by M. haemophilum in an immunocompetent girl.

Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)84-86
Number of pages3
JournalThe Pediatric infectious disease journal
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2007


  • Child, Preschool
  • Female
  • Groin/microbiology
  • Humans
  • Immunocompetence
  • Mycobacterium Infections/complications
  • Mycobacterium haemophilum/isolation & purification
  • Tuberculosis, Lymph Node/immunology

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