Hansen TP, Sarma DP (2006): Multiple subcutaneous nodules associate with Mycobacterium abscessus infection following removal of an infected Groshon vascular catheter tip. Dermatol Online J 12(4):12. PMID: 17083867

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A 41-year-old man with a history of septic right leg underwent a below-the-knee amputation. One month after amputation and removal of Groshon catheter tip, he developed disseminated subcutaneous abscesses attributed to Mycobacterium abscessus.