01Aug 2019

PULMONARY NOCARDIOSIS CONCOMITANT INFECTION WITH PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS IN IMMUNOCOMPROMISED PATIENT.

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Till date we have seen a very few literature reporting pulmonary nocardiosis concomitant infection with mycobacterium tuberculosis. We present a 74 year old case in which a patient with long segment myelitis, who was on long term steroids on thorough work up for PUO was found to have mycobacterium tuberculosis co-infected with nocardiosis. Physiological doses of oral steroids recommended for long segment myelitis might be the predisposing factor for opportunistic infection of nocardiosis in patient with MTB.


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[Manav Manchanda, Sunil Nagar, Priyadarshi Jitendra kumar, Manu Shangle, Uma Rani and Shilpa Gupta. (2019); PULMONARY NOCARDIOSIS CONCOMITANT INFECTION WITH PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS IN IMMUNOCOMPROMISED PATIENT. Int. J. of Adv. Res. 7 (8). 30-32] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com


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Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/9469       DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/9469


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