Uncommon mandibular osteomyelitis in a cat caused by Nocardia africana

  title={Uncommon mandibular osteomyelitis in a cat caused by Nocardia africana},
  author={Marconi Rodrigues de Farias and Juliana Werner and M{\'a}rcio Garcia Ribeiro and Sabrina Marin Rodigheri and Carolina Zaghi Cavalcante and Kung Darh Chi and Larissa Anuska Zeni Condas and Tohru Gonoi and Tetsuhiro Matsuzama and Katsukiyo Yazama},
  booktitle={BMC veterinary research},
BACKGROUND Nocardiosis is an unusual infection in companion animals characterized by suppurative to pyogranulomatous lesions, localized or disseminated. Cutaneous-subcutaneous, pulmonary and systemic signs are observed in feline nocardiosis. However, osteomyelitis is a rare clinical manifestation in cats. Nocardia cyriacigeorgica (formerly N. asteroides sensu stricto), Nocardia brasiliensis, Nocardia otitidiscaviarum, and Nocardia nova are the most common pathogenic species identified in cats… CONTINUE READING


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