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Non-pulmonary presentations of mycobacteria in anti-TNF therapy

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g3708 (Published 18 June 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g3708
  1. Gary Leggatt, specialist registrar in renal medicine1,
  2. Catherine Sargent, consultant in acute medicine2,
  3. Melanie Newport, professor of infectious diseases and global health3
  1. 1Department of Renal Medicine, Royal London Hospital, London, UK
  2. 2Department of Acute Medicine, Brighton Sussex University NHS Trust, Brighton BN2 5BE, UK
  3. 3Division of Clinical Medicine, Brighton Sussex Medical School, Brighton, UK
  1. Catherine.sargent{at}bsuh.nhs.uk

A 33 year old man with Crohn’s disease presented with fever and erythema around his tunnelled central line. He developed a non-blanching violaceous …

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