nocardiosis


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no·car·di·o·sis

n. nocardiosis, infección generalmente pulmonar causada por Nocardia que puede expandirse a varias partes del cuerpo.

nocardiosis

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Various opportunistic infections have been reported in patients with GCA, including invasive aspergillosis, nocardiosis, tuberculosis, varicellazoster infection, and pneumocystis pneumonia.
The patients were classified into three groups: (a) PJP (19 cases): included patients with PJP and patients with diagnosis of PJP plus another pulmonary infection/disease; (b) patients with CAP (18 cases); and (c) other diagnosis (23 cases of lower respiratory infection: nine cases of tuberculosis, five cases of histoplasmosis, two cases of nocardiosis, one case of cryptococcosis, one case of disseminated strongyloidiasis, one case of pulmonary embolism, and three undiagnosed cases).
Pulmonary nocardiosis is an opportunistic infection, especially in immunocompromised patients.
Sinuses of actinomycosis and nocardiosis usually discharge granules; botryomycosis is associated with subcutaneous nodules and large verrucous lesions; and in sporotrichosis, ascending chain of nodules develops along the skin lymphatic channels.
The organism is slow growing and lesions frequently mimic chronic conditions like tuberculosis, nocardiosis and even malignancy; some cases may be complicated by cold abscesses.
Tambien se debe pensar en nocardiosis (producida por Nocardia brasiliensis), cromoblastomicosis, criptococosis, blastomycosis y enfermedad por aranazo de gato (25,26).
Differential diagnosis further includes Staphylococcal mastitis with abscess, tuberculosis, and nocardiosis.
Sulfonamides are effective against the nocardiosis, methicillin-resistant bacterial infections and for the treatment of urinary tract [4].
Differential diagnoses include cutaneous tuberculosis and all the deep mycoses including mycetoma and nocardiosis.
In fact, pulmonary nocardiosis, which mostly affects immunocompromised patients, is the most frequent clinical manifestation of Nocardia infection (4).