Acase report of tuberculosis and nocardiosis in a patient with SLE

Document Type: Case Report


Assistant professor


Nocardiosis is a rare infection that in more frequent in patients with systemic lupus Erythematosus and its clinical manifestations are nonspecific.while concurrent treatment by corticosteroids is an independent risk factor for nocardiosis it increases both diagnostic and mangement problems.this article presents a 35 years old woman who has systemic lupus Erythematosus.she was hospitalized due to pneumonia.the patients was determined to have tuberculosis and nocardiosis simultaneously.