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Disseminated nocardiosis after pulmonary collapse: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  614717     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 24-year-old Thai woman receiving corticosteroid treatment for systemic lupus erythematosus, developed pulmonary nocardiosis after pulmonary collapse. The correct diagnosis was reached when dissemination had occurred which was characterized by two subcutaneous abscesses and acute uveitis of the right eye. Gram stain of sputum and pus revealed delicate, branching, Gram-positive filamentous mycelia which were identified as Nocardia asteroides on culture. Subcutaneous abscesses and exophthalmos disappeared after one week of therapy and she made an uneventful recovery.
Authors:
A Leelarasamee; S Vanichakarn; P Aswapokee; N Aswapokee; S Nilvarangkur; N Jaroonvesma
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0125-1562     ISO Abbreviation:  Southeast Asian J. Trop. Med. Public Health     Publication Date:  1977 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-08-14     Completed Date:  1978-08-14     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0266303     Medline TA:  Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health     Country:  THAILAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  558-62     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abscess / complications
Adult
Exophthalmos / complications
Female
Humans
Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic / complications
Nocardia Infections / complications,  diagnosis*,  drug therapy
Prednisolone / therapeutic use
Pulmonary Atelectasis / complications
Uveitis / complications
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
50-24-8/Prednisolone

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