publication . Article . 2015

Capacidad discriminante de los hallazgos en tomografía para la identificación de lesiones pulmonares por infección con nocardia

Navarro-Ballester, A.; Barrachina-Hidalgo, S.; Ambit-Capdevila, S.; Marco Doménech, S.F.;
Open Access Spanish; Castilian
  • Published: 01 Apr 2015
  • Publisher: Sociedad Mexicana de Radiología e Imagen, A. C.
  • Country: Spain
Abstract
Objective: Evaluate the diagnostic value of some findings in thoracic computed tomography, in patients with confirmed pulmonary nocardiosis, so that, taken together, they may help distinguish it from other conditions that may show superimposable radiological findings. Material and methods: Subjects with microbiological diagnosis of nocardiosis in our hospital over a 5-year period were selected. The findings observed in tomography were collected and compared with those observed in three comparison groups made up by pathologies which produce superimposable image manifestations (tuberculosis, pulmonary neoplasms, and pneumonias). We sought to establish a model that...
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free text keywords: sida, tomografía, inmunodepresión, infección pulmonar, nocardia, nocardiosis, tuberculosis, AIDS, tomography, immunosuppression, pulmonary infection
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