Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with mycobacterium chelonae infection?

Updated: Dec 20, 2018
  • Author: Alfred Scott Lea, MD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Consultation with the following specialists may be indicated:

  • An infectious diseases specialist for diagnostic and therapeutic guidance

  • A pulmonologist for lung lesions, possible bronchoscopy, and therapeutic guidance

  • A dermatologist for possible biopsy of cutaneous lesions

  • A surgeon for debridement, biopsy or surgical guidance


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