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Non-tuberculous mycobacterial lymphadenopathy.
  1. J E Clark,
  2. J G Magee,
  3. A J Cant
  1. Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne.


    The surgical and antimicrobial treatment of non-tuberculous mycobacterial lymphadenopathy in 17 children was reviewed. Node excision was curative, but most nodes were still incised leaving discharging lesions. Standard antituberculous treatment was unhelpful, but a new macrolide/quinolone combination appeared to be effective in three cases.

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