Disseminated Nocardia asteroides infection presenting as an atraumatic leg fracture in a liver transplant recipient
del Pozo JL, Herrero JI, Manubens A, Garcia-Quetglas E, Yuste JR, Alfonso M, Leiva J, Quiroga J, Azanza JR.
We describe a case of disseminated Nocardia asteroides complex infection in a liver transplant recipient (LTR) presenting as a tibial-peroneal atraumatic fracture.
LTRs are at an increased risk for infection with atypical microorganisms.
CITATION Liver Transpl. 2008 Feb;14(2):257-8