Necrotizing nocardia pneumonia in an immunocompromised male

Ali Bin Sarwar Zubairi, Madiha Ashraf, [No Value] Anwar-ul-Huda

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A case of pulmonary nocardiosis in a 43-year-old male is reported who was on corticosteroids for diffuse parenchymal lung disease. Despite early diagnosis and appropriate treatment, the response to therapy was poor likely to be due to delayed presentation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)162-163
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2006


  • Corticosteroid treatment
  • Immunosuppression
  • Nocardia asteroids

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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