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Disseminated Nocardia asteroides infection presenting as an atraumatic leg fracture in a liver transplant recipient

01-feb-2008 | Revista: Liver Transplantation

del Pozo JL, Herrero JI, Manubens A, Garcia-Quetglas E, Yuste JR, Alfonso M, Leiva J, Quiroga J, Azanza JR.
Infectious Diseases Division, University Hospital of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain.


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.

CITA DEL ARTÍCULO  Liver Transpl. 2008 Feb;14(2):257-8