TITLE

Actinomicetoma torácico por Nocardia sp. Informe de tres casos

AUTHOR(S)
Ávila, Ma. Eugenia Ríos; Díaz Ceballos, Ma. Esther Gutiérrez; Apo, Erick Gómez; Rabiela, Juan Olvera; Ortiz, Humberto Cruz
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Revista Medica del Hospital General de Mexico;jul-sep2007, Vol. 70 Issue 3, p122
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Three cases of thoracic mycetoma, two of them fatal after a long evolution of 6 to 8 years, with infiltration of vertebrae, meninges and spinal cord. In two patients there was involvement of the upper lobes of both lungs with empyema. One developed mediastinitis and hematogenous dissemination to liver and kidneys. In the third case no involvement of vertebrae or ribs was found.
ACCESSION #
31259963

 

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