Nocardia

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Abstract Number: 621

ATYPICAL PRESENTATION OF A NOVEL SPECIES OF DISSEMINATED NOCARDIOSIS IN AN IMMUNOCOMPETENT HOST

Case Presentation: A 52-year-old male presented to the emergency department multiple times the month prior to admission with progressively worsening right ankle and wrist pain, generalized myalgia, fatigue and worsening hoarseness of voice. His past [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:31:18+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on ATYPICAL PRESENTATION OF A NOVEL SPECIES OF DISSEMINATED NOCARDIOSIS IN AN IMMUNOCOMPETENT HOST

HM2018 Abstract Number: 843

PRIMARY CEREBRAL NOCARDIA TRANSVALENSIS IN AN IMMUNOCOMPETENT PATIENT: A FIRST IN THE UNITED STATES

Case Presentation: Nocardia cerebral abscesses are uncommon, constituting 1-2% of all cerebral abscesses, with a mortality 3 times higher than other bacterial abscesses. Here we discuss the first reported case of a primary brain abscess [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:08:07+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on PRIMARY CEREBRAL NOCARDIA TRANSVALENSIS IN AN IMMUNOCOMPETENT PATIENT: A FIRST IN THE UNITED STATES

HM2018 Abstract Number: 388

MASSES NOT AS THEY APPEAR: NOCARDIA MASQUERADING AS MALIGNANCY IN AN IMMUNOCOMPETENT INDIVIDUAL

Case Presentation: 61-year-old male with a known history of alcohol and tobacco abuse was admitted with 3 months history of headache, confusion, unsteady balance and unintentional weight loss. Laboratory tests included normal chemistry panel, complete [...]

By | 2018-03-22T15:50:13+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Finalist Poster, Finalist Posters, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on MASSES NOT AS THEY APPEAR: NOCARDIA MASQUERADING AS MALIGNANCY IN AN IMMUNOCOMPETENT INDIVIDUAL