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Volume 5, Number 3—June 1999

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Emergence of a Unique Group of Necrotizing Mycobacterial Diseases

Karen M. Dobos*†, Frederick D. Quinn†, David A. Ashford†, C. Robert Horsburgh*, and C. Harold King*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; †Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Figure 2 A and B

Active disease histopathologic sections of soft tissue stained for acid-fast bacilli from a patient with a Mycobacterium marinum infection. In A, the arrow indicates localized necrosis, and in B, the arrow indicates predominance of intracellular bacilli. 
(Slide courtesy of Arthur B. Abt and Leslie Parent, Penn State Geisinger Health System and Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania.)

Figure 2 A and B. Active disease histopathologic sections of soft tissue stained for acid-fast bacilli from a patient with a Mycobacterium marinum infection. In A, the arrow indicates localized necrosis, and in B, the arrow indicates predominance of intracellular bacilli. 
(Slide courtesy of Arthur B. Abt and Leslie Parent, Penn State Geisinger Health System and Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania.)

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