Journal of Medical Society

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2017  |  Volume : 31  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 211--213

Nocardia keratitis: A case report from tertiary care hospital of Punjab, India


Sheevani Sheemar1, Kailash Chand1, Jaspal Kaur1, Tanya Moudgill2 
1 Department of Microbiology, Punjab Institute of Medical Sciences, Jalandhar, Punjab, India
2 Department of Ophthalmology, Punjab Institute of Medical Sciences, Jalandhar, Punjab, India

Correspondence Address:
Sheevani Sheemar
144, Gurjeet Nagar, Garha Road, Jalandhar - 144 022, Punjab
India

Keratitis due to Nocardia species is a rare clinical presentation. We present a case report of Keratitis caused by Nocardia asteroides in an immunocompetent 23-year-old male without any history of trauma or previous ocular intervention. Clinical picture of the patient indicated fungal pathology but good collaboration between the clinical and diagnostic departments helped in timely diagnosis and appropriate management of the patient.


How to cite this article:
Sheemar S, Chand K, Kaur J, Moudgill T. Nocardia keratitis: A case report from tertiary care hospital of Punjab, India.J Med Soc 2017;31:211-213


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Sheemar S, Chand K, Kaur J, Moudgill T. Nocardia keratitis: A case report from tertiary care hospital of Punjab, India. J Med Soc [serial online] 2017 [cited 2019 Dec 5 ];31:211-213
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