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17 Possible Causes for Mycobacterium Chelonae, Neck Mass, Persistent Cough

  • Atypical Mycobacteria

    chelonae.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The most common symptoms include a persistent cough, fatigue, weight loss, night sweats, and occasionally shortness of breath (dyspnea) and coughing up of blood (hemoptysis[rarediseases.org] The microbiologic evaluation of these cases showed 5 infections due to Mycobacterium chelonae and 1 infection due to Mycobacterium fortuitum.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Mycobacterium Kansasii

    OBJECTIVES: The aim of the present study was to identify and differentiate Mycobacterium kansasii and Mycobacterium chelonae-Mycobacterium abscessus group strains isolated[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Although some may suggest these data argue unfavorably against surgical resection, it must be highlighted that symptoms of chronic cough and a feeling of being unwell were[jtd.amegroups.com] We collected fish from the Missouri River, Montana, to investigate a 1984 finding of Mycobacterium chelonae (reclassified as M. salmoniphilum ) from Mountain Whitefish ( Prosopium[bioone.org]

  • Pulmonary Atypical Mycobacterial Infection

    Head Neck 29, 1061 –1064. [CrossRef] [Google Scholar] Cox, H. J., Brightwell, A. P. & Riordan, T. ( 1995 ; ).[jmm.microbiologyresearch.org] chelonae or Mycobacterium abscessus.[jamanetwork.com] When to See Your Doctor If you have a persistent cough, particularly if you also have fatigue, night sweats, shortness of breath or weight loss, you should see your doctor[lung.org]

  • Scrofula

    Therefore, to ensure the patient of the most beneficial therapy, the physician must always consider scrofula in the differential diagnosis of a neck mass, and particularly[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These NTM include mycobacterium avium, mycobacterium intracellulare, mycobacterium scrofulaceum, mycobacterium kansasii, and M. chelonae.[symptoma.com] Symptoms of fever, chills, night sweats, fatigue and loss of appetite develop along with chest pain, wheezing, persistent cough with sputum and the coughing up of blood (hemoptysis[outlandermedicine.com]

  • Mycobacterial Infection

    Head Neck 29, 1061 –1064. [CrossRef] [Google Scholar] Cox, H. J., Brightwell, A. P. & Riordan, T. ( 1995 ; ).[jmm.microbiologyresearch.org] A case of multifocal osteomyelitis caused by one of the NTM, Mycobacterium chelonae, in a renal transplant recipient, after alemtuzumab induction, is presented.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] An infant was referred to us for persistent cough and recurrent wheezing. Chest X-ray showed an abnormal shadow in the right lower lobe.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Mycoplasma Infection

    Less common symptoms include earaches, eye pain, muscle aches, joint stiffness, skin rash, swollen lymph nodes* in the neck, and difficulty breathing.[encyclopedia.com] […] avium, M. chelonae, M. chelonae absessus, M. fortuitim, Rickettsia species and Borrelia species).[rense.com] A persistent cough may linger for 6 weeks.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    A 35-year-old Sri Lankan patient, with severe gastroesophageal reflux disease and a hiatus hernia, contracted a pulmonary infection with Mycobacterium fortuitum-chelonae.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a case of persistent cough associated with high plasma levels of the proton pump inhibitor omeprazole in a patient with GERD.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , lingual dental erosions, caries Neck: nodes, masses Lungs: wheezes, crackles Ears: hearing loss, middle ear effusions (evidence does not support gastroesophageal reflux[worldgastroenterology.org]

  • Mycobacterium Avium Complex

    Rapidly Growing NTM & Aerobic Actinomycetes A microdilution MIC method is used for testing mycobacteria such as Mycobacterium abscessus ( M. abscessus), Mycobacterium chelonae[nationaljewish.org] Symptoms of disease in patients with MAC include persistent cough, fatigue, weight loss, night sweats, and occasionally shortness of breath and coughing up of blood.[infectioncontroltoday.com] In this report, we present the case of a 21-year-old HIV positive man, who presented with a unilateral, tender, enlarging cervical neck mass.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Mediastinitis

    chelonae and Mycobacterium fortuitum) are infrequently reported.[de.slideshare.net] The Cedar Falls-native went to the doctor in 2002 for a persistent cough and thought nothing of it until she was asked to return for additional testing.[thegazette.com] Signs and symptoms of the neck infection includes persistent neck pain, fever, neck mass, swelling, trismus, odynophagia, dysphonia, subcutaneous emphysema, skin erythema[err.ersjournals.com]

  • Nocardia Infection

    Actinomycetoma or mycetoma - this is a mass that consists of granulomas, which continues to progress with eventual fibrosis and necrosis.[patient.info] A cluster of cases of Mycobacterium chelonae keratitis following penetrating keratoplasty. Indian J Ophthalmol 2005; 53 : 67–68. 43.[nature.com] Common complaints are: persistent cough producing purulent sputum fever anorexia and weight loss Pleuritic chest pain and dyspnea are less common.[infectiousdiseaseadvisor.com]