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Figure 1: (a) Patient presents with multiple discharging sinuses. (b) Orthopantomogram shows multiple missing teeth in both the jaws without any obvious bony involvement. (c) Direct smear in Gram stain showing Gram-positive beaded thin filaments. (d) Modified Z-N staining with 1% sulfuric acid decolorization shows weak acid fast filamentous bacteria. (e) Pearly white dry colonies on sheep blood agar

Figure 1: (a) Patient presents with multiple discharging sinuses. (b) Orthopantomogram shows multiple missing teeth in both the jaws without any obvious bony involvement. (c) Direct smear in Gram stain showing Gram-positive beaded thin filaments. (d) Modified Z-N staining with 1% sulfuric acid decolorization shows weak acid fast filamentous bacteria. (e) Pearly white dry colonies on sheep blood agar