Primary cutaneous nocardiosis has a diverse variety of clinical presentations; thus, a high degree of clinical suspicion is essential in making the diagnosis and avoiding inappropriate treatment or surgery. We present the case of a patient with mycetoma on the back with contiguous extension to the cervicothoracolumbar musculature and pleura caused by Nocardia brasiliensis acquired by sleeping on the ground.
Nguyen, N., Sink, J., Carter, A., & Asrani, F. (2017). Nocardiosis Incognito: Primary Cutaneous Nocardiosis with Extension to Myositis and Pleural Infection. JAAD Case Reports, 4 (1), 33-35. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jdcr.2017.08.010
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