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Mycobacterium brisbanense lung infection facilitated by steroid induced adrenal insufficiency

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Mycobacterium brisbanense is rapid-growing nontuberculous mycobacteria. It was first described in 2004 as a human pathogen and only one case report has previously been published. We report a case of M. brisbanense infection in a young man with asthma, recurrent lung infections and secondary adrenal insufficiency induced by inhalation steroids and itraconazole use. The mycobacterial infection was successfully treated with a long-term multidrug regimen.

Original languageEnglish
JournalAPMIS - Journal of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
Volume127
Issue number2
Pages (from-to)106-108
ISSN0903-4641
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Publication statusPublished - 2019

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