Chest wall destruction: a rare presentation of pulmonary nocardiosis

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Julve Pardo, R.; Carrión Valero, F.; Gonzalvo Bellver, F.; Prat Fornells, J.; Pascual Izuel, J. M.;
(2001)
  • Publisher: Arán Ediciones, S. L.
  • Subject: Sulfamidas | Destrucción costal | Chest wall destruction | Absceso | Sulfonamides | Nocardia asteroides | Abscess

Clásicamente, la infección por Nocardia spp. se asocia a estados de depresión inmunológica, procesos neoplásicos y tratamientos prolongados con inmunosupresores y glucocorticoides. La afectación pulmonar es la más característica, siendo infrecuente la diseminación del p... View more
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