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  • Needle Aspiration and Cytology for Suspected Osteoarticular Tuberculosis in Children. [Journal Article]
    Malays Orthop J. 2018 Nov; 12(3):31-37.Agarwal A, Singh S, … Gupta S
  • Introduction: Early diagnosis of osteoarticular tuberculosis (OATB) is essential to prevent significant functional disability. There is no single test for diagnosis. Despite an array of investigations available, definitive diagnosis at early stage before starting antitubercular drugs is still a challenge. Materials and Methods: A cross sectional study was carried out between February 2016 and Oct…
  • [Case report of nocardia brain abscess that needs to be distinguished from metastatic brain tumor]. [Case Reports]
    Rinsho Shinkeigaku. 2008 Jun; 48(6):401-5.Kawakami O, Kenmochi J, … Ando T
  • We report a 62-year-old woman presenting with nocardia brain abscess that mimics metastatic brain tumor. Six months before admission to our hospital, she presented with persistent hemoptysis, and a friable endobronchial mass was detected at another hospital. However, a definite diagnosis had not been made, and then she presented with hemianopia. Her laboratory analysis results showed that she had…
  • Concurrent infection due to Shewanella putrefaciens and Mycobacterium marinum acquired at the beach. [Case Reports]
    Australas J Dermatol. 1998 May; 39(2):92-5.Papanaoum K, Marshmann G, … Gordon DL
  • Infection with marine bacteria is uncommon. A patient with systemic lupus erythematosus who developed concurrent infection with Shewanella putrefaciens and Mycobacterium marinum (M. marinum) is described. After bathing leg ulcers in sea water, severe cellulitis of the left leg with necrotic areas and extensive bullae developed. Infection due to S. putrefaciens was confirmed and a long course of h…
  • Nocardiosis in transplant recipients. [Review]
    Semin Respir Infect. 1990 Mar; 5(1):74-9.Chapman SW, Wilson JP
  • Nocardia is an increasingly important opportunistic pathogen in immunosuppressed patients, especially solid organ transplant recipients. Infection is most often caused by Nocardia asteroides and presents as lung disease in 80% to 90% of infected transplant patients. Radiographic findings are nonspecific and include nodular infiltrates, cavitation, and pleural effusion. Dissemination to other orga…
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