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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The patient was diagnosed as pulmonary nocardiosis and secondary HLH.
The first and third patients received a diagnosis of pulmonary nocardiosis and were specifically treated with trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole, with symptom resolution.
Alcoholism and chronic lung disease are two important risk factors for pulmonary nocardiosis.
Nocardiosis is a serious complication that may result after treatment with TNF-alpha blockers.
In recent years, the rate of nocardiosis has increased in patients with immune disorder diseases such as pemphigus disorder, Behcet's disease, malignancy and organ transplantation.
Se ha observado que el uso de antagonistas del TNF (anti-TNF) como el infliximab, etanercept y el adalimumab se asocia a un incremento del riesgo de desarrollar TB y en menor medida, otras infecciones como candidiasis, coccidioidomicosis, histoplasmosis, listeriosis, lepra y nocardiosis (25, 27, 28).
Suppurative granulomas are associated with a myriad of infectious conditions, including blastomycosis, coccidiomycosis, paracoccidiomycosis, phaeohyphomycosis, cryptococcosis, cat-scratch disease, nocardiosis, actinomycosis, and other atypical mycobacterial infections.
Tales infecciones se localizan en la cabeza (absceso cerebral, otitis media, mastoiditis, sinusitis) o el tracto respiratorio bajo (pneumonia necrotizante, absceso pulmonar o empiema) otros gemenes tambien pueden causar de manera directa o indirecta un absceso cerebral como: La nocardiosis sistemica, Hemophilus aphrophilus, la Prevotella melaninogenica y la P.
Nocardiosis is an uncommon Gram-positive bacterial infection caused by genus Nocardia of aerobic actinomycetes.
He is a distinguished academician and researcher known for his pioneering efforts and research on Cryptococcosis, Aspergillosis, Dermatophytosis, Geotrichosis, Candidiasis, Rhinosporidiosis, Dermatophilosis, Nocardiosis, Rabies and Brucellosis.
During the last several decades there have been alarming increases in aspergillosis, candidiasis, cryptococcosis, nocardiosis, and zygomycosis, which to some degree appear to be related to medical treatments such as chemotherapeutic agents, irradiation, immunosuppressive agents, broad-spectrum antibiotics, and hyperalimentation, as well as conditions such as malignancies, AIDS, malnutrition, metabolic diseases, receipt of multiple injections, certain surgeries, burns, intravenous hyperalimentation, and certain malignancies.