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Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society > Volume 49(5); 2011 > Article
Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society 2011;49(5): 305-307.
doi: https://doi.org/10.3340/jkns.2011.49.5.305
Concurrent Nocardia Related Brain Abscess and Semi-Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis in an Immunocompetent Patient.
Mi Kyong Joung, Doo Sik Kong, Jae Hoon Song, Kyong Ran Peck
1Division of Infectious Diseases, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. krpeck@skku.edu
2Department of Neurosurgery, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
ABSTRACT
We describe here the first case of a concurrent brain abscess caused by Norcardia spp. and semi-invasive pulmonary aspergillosis in an immunocompetent patient. After one year of appropriate antimicrobial therapy and surgical drainage of the brain abscess, the nocardia brain abscess and pulmonary aspergillosis have resolved.
Key Words: Brain nocardiosis; Semi-invasive pulmonary aspergillosis; Immunocompetent
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