First documented cure of a suggestive exogenous reinfection in polymyositis with same but multidrug resistant M. tuberculosis

  • Mukhopadhyay C
  • Garg A
  • Ayyagari A
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Abstract

MDR Mycobacterium tuberculosis is the major cause of treatment failure in tuberculosis patients, especially in immunosuppressed. We described a young polymyositis patient on immunosuppressive therapy who was started with antituberculosis therapy as a susceptible strain of M. tuberculosis was isolated from a single cutaneous abscess in his neck and from regional lymph nodes.

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Authors

  • Chiranjoy Mukhopadhyay

  • Ankita Garg

  • Archana Ayyagari

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