Download Citation on ResearchGate | Actinomicosis abdominal: revisión de tres casos | Actinomycosis is a chronic, suppurative, granulomatous disease caused. Abstract. Presentamos el caso de una mujer de 67 años con una rara forma de actinomicosis. Clínicamente simulaba una enfermedad inflamatoria intestinal y. La actinomicosis es una enfermedad que debe ser considerada por el cirujano ante un cuadro subagudo de evolución con fiebre intermitente, pérdida de peso, .

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Conclusions Actinomycosis should be considered in patients with pelvic mass or abdominal wall mass that mimics a malignancy.

Pulmonary actinomycosis with thoracic soft tissue mass: Antibiotic therapy is the first treatment choice and makes a more invasive surgical management unnecessary. In this article we present the case of a 63 year-old man with no comorbidity, with pulmonary actinomycosis involving the chest wall mimicking a neoplastic process, basing the diagnosis on histopathologic findings.

Se dio de alta con amoxicilina hasta completar tres meses. Utility of Wang needle aspiration in the diagnosis of actinomycosis. Clinical case We present catinomicosis case of a patient, 49 years old, admitted to the emergency department at our hospital who had continuous hypogastric pain for a month associated aftinomicosis 12 kg weight loss, anorexia, nausea and actinomicoss, with no rhythm alteration or fever.

J Gastroenterol Hepatol, 20pp. Thoracic actinomycosis – a case report.

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Actinomyces in cervical cytology. Diagnosis is difficult because it is unusual and behaves like a malignant neoplasm. Show more Show less.

SNIP measures contextual citation impact abdominsl wighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field. Singap Med J, 47pp. Actinomycosis is a rare and progressive chronic infectious disease. Am J Roentgenol ; Pleural effusion as the major manifestation of actinomycosis. Services on Demand Article.

Actinomicosis torácica como diagnóstico diferencial de neoplasia: a propósito de un caso

Treatment combines resection of the mass and prolonged antibiotic therapy, often concluding with a satisfactory outcome. Varios autores recomiendan administrar penicilina G intravenosa por un mes y luego reemplazarla por penicilina oral por 6 a 12 meses o por amoxicilina adominal, SRJ actknomicosis a prestige metric based on the idea that not all citations are the same. Puede ser encontrado como parte de la microbiota normal en la cavidad oral, nasofaringe y vagina 6,7.


Although there are authors who abominal the resection of all the affected tissue, 15 this requires very aggressive and mutilating surgeries in many cases, with a possibility of very serious complications, which may be avoided if the antibiotic treatment is effective, as in our case. Tumour markers Ca and Ca Diagnostic imaging, total abdominal ultrasound and CT suggested a colonic neoplasia located in the right flank.

However, if there is preoperative suspicion of actinomycosis diagnosis, it may be treated satisfactory only with antibiotics. The patient is discharged from the hospital 1 month after the intervention and continues with controls, with complete disappearance of the radiological lesions 2 months after the intervention.

Clin Infect Dis ; The accessibility and wide diffusion of on-line publication will provide the opportunity for our scientific colleagues, not only in Actinomicksis America, but throughout the world, to share the knowledge and skills of our Mexican surgical community, as well as to provide actiomicosis from other countries with a forum for participating in our Journal, in order that we may gain knowledge of surgical specialties throughout the world.

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Antibiotic therapy is the first treatment choice and makes a more invasive surgical management unnecessary. The diagnosis of abdominal actinomycosis was suspected by the finding of the microorganism in cervical cytology together with other cultures and Actinomyces negative in pathological studies, confirming the suspicion of a complete cure with empirical treatment with penicillin. Ann Thorac Surg ; Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Spanish pdf Article in xml format Article references How to cite this article Automatic translation Send this article by e-mail.


Traditionally, pelvic actinomycosis was considered as secondary to an intra-abdominal infection, such as appendicitis. Female pelvic actinomycosis and intrauterine contraceptive devices. We present the case of a patient, 49 years old, admitted to the emergency department at our hospital who had continuous hypogastric pain for a month associated to 12 kg weight loss, anorexia, nausea and vomiting, with no rhythm alteration or fever.

Abdominal ultrasound scan upon admission: Harrison’s manual of medicine, McGraw-Hill, pp.

A case report is presented of a patient who had used an intrauterine device for 4 years and developed a stony tumour in the abdominal wall associated with a set of symptoms that, clinically and radiologically, was simulating a peritoneal carcinomatosis associated with paraneoplastic syndrome, even in the course of an exploratory laparotomy. We present the case of a patient who had an copper intrauterine device IUD for 4 years, with a stone tumour in abdominal wall associated to a set of symptoms which, clinically and radiologically, mimicked a peritoneal carcinomatosis associated to paraneoplastic syndrome, even in the course of an exploratory laparotomy.

Actinomyces israelii is the main pathogen isolated, frequently found as usual endogenous flora of the gastrointestinal tract mucosa; however, occasional mucosal disruptions may cause a chronic granulomatous inflammatory condition with various clinical manifestations. Rev Esp Patol, 37pp. Rev Chilena Infectol ; 29 4: Abdominal actynomycosis simulating malignant tumor of the colon. Surgical considerations for pulmonary actinomycosis. Scarce non-malodorous purulent material is sent to microbiology, obtained from the fascia Fig.