Actinomycoses and Nocardia pulmonary infections


Yildiz O. , Doganay M.

CURRENT OPINION IN PULMONARY MEDICINE, cilt.12, ss.228-234, 2006 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 12 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2006
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1097/01.mcp.0000219273.57933.48
  • Dergi Adı: CURRENT OPINION IN PULMONARY MEDICINE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.228-234

Özet

Purpose of review Actinomycosis and nocardiosis are uncommon pulmonary infections with distinct morphologic features. Both infections most commonly present as chronic, debilitating illnesses with radiographic manifestations simulating lung cancer or tuberculosis. Immunocompromised hots however, may develop fulminant disease resembling acute bacterial pneumonia. The purpose of this review is primarily to review the clinical features, diagnosis, and management of actinomycosis and nocardiosis.