fish bowl granuloma
localised nodular skin inflammation (small reddish raised areas of skin) caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium marinum. Usually acquired by occupational or recreational exposure to salt or fresh water, often resulting from minor trauma during caring for aquaria

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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