Instructive CasesMycobacterium abscessus Soft Tissue Infection Review of Published Cases and Challenges in TreatmentBerkhout, Angela MD*; Curtis, Nigel PhD*,†,‡; Gwee, Amanda PhD*,†,‡; Harris, Chris MD§; Burgner, David PhD*,†,‡Author Information From the *Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of General Medicine, Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia †Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia ‡Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia §Orthopaedic Department, Department of General Surgery, Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Accepted for publication March 10, 2020. The authors have no funding or conflicts of interest to disclose. Supplemental digital content is available for this article. Direct URL citations appear in the printed text and are provided in the HTML and PDF versions of this article on the journal’s website (www.pidj.com). Address for correspondence: Angela Berkhout, MD, Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of General Medicine, Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne, 50 Flemington Street, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal: July 2020 - Volume 39 - Issue 7 - p e130-e132 doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000002673 Buy SDC Metrics Abstract We report the first case of Mycobacterium abscessus soft tissue infection following a firearm injury. We summarize previous published cases of M. abscessus soft tissue infection and review the current evidence on management. Copyright © 2020 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.