Nocardia brasiliensis primary pulmonary nocardiosis with subcutaneous involvement in an immunocompetent patient

Amatya, R.; Koirala, R.; Khanal, B.; Dhakal, S. S.
January 2011
Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology;Jan2011, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p68
Academic Journal
This is a report of an unusual case of Nocardia brasiliensis causing primary pulmonary nocardiosis with disseminated subcutaneous lesions in an immunocompetent patient. This case highlights the importance of considering nocardiosis as a differential diagnosis in patients with pulmonary and cutaneous lesions and the need for vigorous management for complete cure.


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