Aquarium granuloma

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Aquarium granuloma
Classification and external resources
Specialty infectious disease
ICD-10 A31.1 (ILDS A31.110)
MedlinePlus 001357

Aquarium granuloma (also known as "fish tank granuloma"[1] and "swimming pool granuloma"[1]) is a skin condition caused by Mycobacterium marinum, characterized by a skin lesion that presents roughly three weeks after exposure.[1]:339[2]

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  1. ^ a b c James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0. 
  2. ^ Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0.