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Cerebral Nocardiosis: A Rare Cause of Hemiplegia in the Acute Medicine Unit

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Nocardiosis, a rare infection occurring mostly in immunosuppressed patients can present with neurological complications including cerebral abscess formation, and is associated with high morbidity and mortality. We describe the case of a 54-year-old immunocompetent man with cerebral nocardiosis, who presented with sudden onset hemiparesis in an acute medicine unit. He required three craniotomies…

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