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Nocardiosis
Helen T. Winer-Muram, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Pathology

          • Clinical Issues

            • Diagnostic Checklist

              TERMINOLOGY

              • Synonyms

                • Nocardia asteroides complex: Nocardia nova, Nocardia farcinica, Nocardia transvalensis
              • Definitions

                • Infection by organisms in N. asteroides complex

              IMAGING

              • General Features

                • Radiographic Findings

                  • CT Findings

                    • Imaging Recommendations

                      DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                        PATHOLOGY

                        • Microscopic Features

                          CLINICAL ISSUES

                          • Presentation

                            • Demographics

                              • Natural History & Prognosis

                                • Treatment

                                  DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                  • Consider

                                    Selected References

                                    1. Blackmon KN et al: Pulmonary nocardiosis: computed tomography features at diagnosis. J Thorac Imaging. 26(3):224-9, 2011
                                    2. Oszoyoglu AA et al: Pulmonary nocardiosis after lung transplantation: CT findings in 7 patients and review of the literature. J Thorac Imaging. 22(2):143-8, 2007
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                                    KEY FACTS

                                    • Terminology

                                      • Imaging

                                        • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                          • Pathology

                                            • Clinical Issues

                                              • Diagnostic Checklist

                                                TERMINOLOGY

                                                • Synonyms

                                                  • Nocardia asteroides complex: Nocardia nova, Nocardia farcinica, Nocardia transvalensis
                                                • Definitions

                                                  • Infection by organisms in N. asteroides complex

                                                IMAGING

                                                • General Features

                                                  • Radiographic Findings

                                                    • CT Findings

                                                      • Imaging Recommendations

                                                        DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                          PATHOLOGY

                                                          • Microscopic Features

                                                            CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                            • Presentation

                                                              • Demographics

                                                                • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                  • Treatment

                                                                    DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                    • Consider

                                                                      Selected References

                                                                      1. Blackmon KN et al: Pulmonary nocardiosis: computed tomography features at diagnosis. J Thorac Imaging. 26(3):224-9, 2011
                                                                      2. Oszoyoglu AA et al: Pulmonary nocardiosis after lung transplantation: CT findings in 7 patients and review of the literature. J Thorac Imaging. 22(2):143-8, 2007