Mycobacterium marinum infection has been historically associated with exposure to aquariums, swimming pools, fish, or other marine fauna. We present a case of M marinum left wrist tenosynovitis and elbow bursitis associated with a puncture injury and exposure to coal mine water in Illinois.

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Published in Open Forum Infectious Diseases, v. 3, issue 1, ofv205, p. 1-2.

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