Disseminated Nocardia asteroides presenting as ...
|Title||Disseminated Nocardia asteroides presenting as pulmonary non-caseating granulomas in a patient with Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia|
|Author(s)||A. Apisarnthanarak, B. Razavi, Trina R. Bailey|
|Abstract||Disseminated nocardiosis has never been described before in a patient with Waldenstrom macroglobulinaemia. We report an unusual case of disseminated nocardiosis in a 64-year-old man with Waldenstrom macroglobulinaemia who presented with pulmonary non-caseating granulomas, psoas abscess, diskitis and osteomyelitis [USA; date not given]. The patient was successfully treated with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) for one year..|
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