Disseminated nocardiosis with psoas abscess in a patient with AIDS: first reported case
Keywords:Nocardia asteroides, Psoas abscess, HIV, AIDS
AbstractPsoas muscle abscess is an uncommon infection that have been diagnosed increasingly in the last years. We present a case of a patient with advanced human immunodeficiency virus infection who developed a disseminated infection due to Nocardia asteroides sensu stricto type VI with psoas abscess. To our knowledge no other cases of Nocardia psoas abscess in the setting of HIV infection have been reported in the literature.
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Corti, M., Solari, R., Carolis, L. D., Cangelos, D., Bianchi, M., & Negroni, R. (2008). Disseminated nocardiosis with psoas abscess in a patient with AIDS: first reported case . Revista Do Instituto De Medicina Tropical De São Paulo, 50(2), 131-133. Retrieved from http://www.revistas.usp.br/rimtsp/article/view/31167