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Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare otomastoiditis in a young AIDS patient: case report and review of the literature [Corrigendum]

Authors Viehman JA, Khalil D, Barhoma C, Hanna RM

Received 10 June 2013

Accepted for publication 10 June 2013

Published 25 September 2013 Volume 2013:5 Pages 275—276


Viehman JA, Khalil D, Barhoma C, Hanna RM. HIV/AIDS—Research and Palliative Care. 2013;5:61–66.

On page 61 in the abstract, "Otomastoiditis secondary to MAI is extremely rare in adults and has been reported in only four case reports and one case series previously" should have been "Otomastoiditis secondary to MAI is predominantly a pediatric disease and a rare entity in general. It has been reported in three case reports and one case series in pediatric patients, and now in this case report of an adult patient with HIV."

On page 62, 4th paragraph of the introduction, "A literature review performed for MAI mastoiditis and otomastoiditis showed only four cases reported in the literature for adult patients, as well as a case series in four children" should have been "A literature review for MAI mastoiditis and otomastoiditis showed three pediatric case reports and one pediatric case series of four children."
On page 64, 2nd paragraph of the discussion section, "MAI otomastoiditis in an immunosuppressed adult is thus a very noteworthy presentation, especially since until now it has been reported in only three adults with AIDS" should have been "MAI otomastoiditis in an immunocompromised adult is very unusual, since it has mostly been reported in pediatric patients previously."

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