Document Type

Article

Department

Medicine

Abstract

Nocardia infections have been associated with patients of Aids, chronic granulomatous disease, recipient of organ transplant and malignancy Pulmonary nocardiosis in neo­nates is an unusual infection. A case of neonatal pulmonary nocardiosis mimicking miliaiy tuberculosis has been reported in the past. We report another case of pulmonary nocardiosis in a neonate presenting as consolidation with pleural effusion and cavitation.

Publication

Journal of Pakistan Medical Association

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