Systemic Nocardiosis with Cerebral Abscess in a Case of Untreated Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

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Pritish Chandra Patra
Prakas Kumar Mandal
Tuphan Kanti Dolai
Prantar Chakrabarti


Nocardiosis is a worldwide disease documented as an infection that predominantly affects patients with immunosuppressive conditions. Though localized lesions are well known, systemic nocardiosis is a an extremely rare condition which needs to be recognized and managed early. We describe a case of Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, who developed pneumonia, multiple suppurative skin lesions and eventually brain abscess, to which the patient ultimately succumbed.

Nocardiosis, Immunosuppressive conditions, non-hodgkin lymphoma

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Patra, P. C., Mandal, P. K., Dolai, T. K., & Chakrabarti, P. (2020). Systemic Nocardiosis with Cerebral Abscess in a Case of Untreated Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. Asian Hematology Research Journal, 3(4), 5-8. Retrieved from
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