nocardiosis

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nocardiosis

[nō‚kär·dē′ō·səs]
(medicine)
Infection by species of the fungus Nocardia characterized by spreading granulomatous lesions.
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Cutaneous nocardiosis can be classified into Primary cutaneous nocardiosis and Secondary cutaneous nocardiosis (usually after dissemination from the lungs).
Primary cutaneous nocardiosis can follow any puncture wound or traumatic introduction of the organism [5].
The second one involved a 29-year-old woman with primary cutaneous nocardiosis of the foot, involving the bones, successfully treated only with prolonged antibiotic therapy.
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