Swimming pool granuloma

Swimming pool granuloma also known as fish tank granuloma  is a disease caused by Mycobacterium marinum. It is a type of non tuberculous mycobacteria belonging to the group ‘Photochromogens’ in Runyon’s Classification. It manifests as a warty skin lesion.

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