Medical Must-See: Coral reef cut haunts woman 20 years on

Differential diagnoses included keloid scarring, atypical mycobacterial or deep fungal infection and granulomatous disease.

Brisbane doctors have connected a painless but “cosmetically bothersome” lesion on a woman’s leg to her tumble on a coral reef 20 years ago.

The patient was aged 32 when she presented with a chronic indolent lesion on her left knee, measuring 9cm x 5cm.