Mycobacteria can be directly inoculated to the skin of the head and neck area or disseminated hematogenously in immunosuppressed patients. Plaques, papules, ulcers, or nodules are the common presentations. The most common agents are the M. fortuitum group, Mycobacteria chelonae, M. abscessus, Mycobacteria marinum ("fish tank granuloma" or "swimming pool granuloma"), Mycobacteria ulcerans ("Buruli ulcer," found in Australia and tropical countries) M. kansasii, M. haemophilum, M. porcinum, M. smegmatis, M. genavense, M. lacus, M. novocastrense, M. houstonense, M. goodii, M. immunogenum, and M. mageritense.
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The term vaginitis is one that is applied to any inflammation or infection of the vagina, and there are many different conditions that are categorized together under this ‘broad’ heading, including bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis and non-infectious vaginitis.