Pulmonary Nocardiosis: A Potential Complication When Adjunctive Corticosteroid Therapy Is Used to Treat Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia in a Patient with AIDS

Joanna Tulczynska, Janet M. Shapiro, Emilia M. Sordillo, Bernard Suster, Mary M. O'Sullivan

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Abstract

Pulmonary nocardiosis developed in a patient with AIDS during the course of treatment of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia with adjunctive corticosteroids. The radiographic features are presented. The patient responded to treatment with imipenem. This case illustrates a potential infectious complication of adjunctive corticosteroid therapy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)104-105
Number of pages2
JournalAIDS Patient Care
Volume9
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1995
Externally publishedYes

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