Nocardia nova causing chronic maxillary sinusitis: A rare case

Kiran Chawla, Frenil C. Munim, Sugandhi P. Rao, Suresh Pillai

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Abstract

Nocardia as an etiological agent for sinusitis has rarely been reported. Only three such cases have been reported so far in literature.We report here, a first case from India, of chronic maxillary sinusitis caused by Nocardianova in an immunocompetent male and patient responded well to treatment by co-trimoxazole.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)95-96
Number of pages2
JournalJK Science
Volume14
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 01-04-2011

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Chawla, K., Munim, F. C., Rao, S. P., & Pillai, S. (2011). Nocardia nova causing chronic maxillary sinusitis: A rare case. JK Science, 14(2), 95-96.