Nocardia septic arthritis of the hip with associated avascular necrosis. A case report.

Nocardiosis is a rare infection seen most commonly in immunocompromised patients. Most have pulmonary involvement, but some develop disseminated infection. There are few case reports of septic arthritis attributable to hematogenous nocardiosis. In this case, a heart transplant patient was ultimately proven to have a Nocardia septic hip but represented a… CONTINUE READING