Nocardia nova causing chronic maxillary sinusitis: A rare case

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

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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
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2011
Externally publishedYes


  • Immunocompetent
  • Nocardia Nova
  • Sinusitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine


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