Non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) are increasingly recognized as causes of skin and soft-tissue infections. They include rapid-growing and slow-growing species. A recent review article published in the Journal of Skin and Sexually Transmitted Diseases has shown that skin infections caused by non-tuberculous mycobacterial or NTM are challenging in many ways, from non-specific presentations, difficulty in microbiological diagnosis, lack of well- defined treatment guidelines, and varying patterns of antimicrobial resistance. https://jsstd.org/cutaneous-non-tuberculous-mycobacterial-infections-an-update/. This article has been covered by Medical Dialogues.