Pulmonary Nocardiosis in a Multiple Myeloma Patient Treated with Proteasome Inhibitors

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BACKGROUND The use of proteasome inhibitors like Bortezomib to treat multiple myeloma has been associated with increased rates of opportunistic infections, including Nocardia, especially when lymphopenia is present. The prevalence or association of such infections with newer agents like Carfilzomib is not known. CASE REPORT A 71-year-old man with multiple… (More)

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