Case Report

Disseminated Mycobacterium Bovis Infection in an Immunodeficient Child: A Case with Cutaneous Lesions


  • Gökhan Okan
  • Didem Atay
  • Nesimi Büyükbabani
  • Esma Türkmen
  • Fatih Erbey
  • Hanife Gülyüz Öztürk

J Turk Acad Dermatol 2014;8(4):0-0


Disseminated bacillus Calmette-Guerin infection is an uncommon condition which is usually associated with primary immunodeficiency. It is characterized by multiple and disseminated cutaneous lesions associated with systemic involvement. Here, we describe a case of disseminated bacillus Calmette-Guerin infection in a patient with severe combined immunodeficiency.

Keywords: Mycobacterium bovis, immunodeficiency, cutaneous Bacillus Calmette-Guerin infection