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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Guidelines for manuscript submission can be accessed in this website. Rev Panam Infectol, 11pp. Unusual presentation of cervicothoracic actinomycosis complicated by pericardial effusion: Rev Chil Radiol, 9pp.

However, if there is preoperative suspicion of actinomycosis diagnosis, it may be treated satisfactory only with antibiotics. You can change the settings or obtain more information by clicking here. Varios autores recomiendan administrar penicilina G intravenosa por un mes y luego reemplazarla por penicilina oral por 6 a 12 meses o por amoxicilina 1,4,16, Scarce non-malodorous purulent material is sent to microbiology, obtained from the fascia Fig.

Diagnosis is difficult because it is unusual and behaves like a malignant neoplasm. Actinomicosis del hueso maxilar superior. Pulmonary actinomycosis with thoracic soft tissue mass: The need to complete the antibiotic treatment actinomocosis the surgical drainage of abscesses is controverted. Clinical case 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 actinomicosix fever.

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Se continuar a navegar, consideramos que aceita o seu uso. Endobronchial actinomycosis associated with foreign body. Actinomycosis is a rare and progressive chronic infectious disease.

No free fluid in pouch of Douglas Figs. Surgical considerations for pulmonary actinomycosis. First the possibility of a new intervention for the resection of the abdominal tumour and potential hysterectomy with double adnexectomy was considered, this idea was discarded when full remission of the lesions was proved in imaging tests. She mentioned a history of eight voluntary abortions and being a carrier of a copper intrauterine device IUD for 4 years, withdrawn 2 months previously during a gynaecological examination.


Pelvic and abdominal wall actinomycosis associated to the use of IUD may simulate a neoplastic disease, and it is therefore frequently treated surgically. Diagnostic imaging, total abdominal ultrasound and CT suggested a colonic neoplasia located in the right flank. Open Access J Contracept, 1pp.

Computed axial tomography 2 months after surgery. Report of a case. There are multiple cases in medical literature of pelvic actinomycosis mimicking malignant neoplasms, 3,4 leading to an entirely different management of the disease. Clinical case The patient attended our hospital with a 2-month history of abdominal pain and symptoms that mimic a paraneoplastic syndrome.

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Background Infection by Actinomyces is a slow progression chronic bacterial disease caused by Gram-positive, anaerobic, non-spore-forming germs typically colonising the mouth, colon and vagina. 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 abdominwl alteration or fever.

Radiology,pp. Actinomycosis is an infrequent infection caused by bacteria from Actinomyces genus that manifests as a chronic, suppurative and progressive disease. SNIP measures contextual citation impact by wighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field. Br Med J,pp. Subscribe to our Newsletter.

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Laboratory results upon admission to the emergency department proved severe anaemia haemoglobin 8. Thoracic actinomycosis in the differential diagnosis of neoplasm: She actinomicoss admitted for examination with this suspected diagnosis.


Human beings are the only reservoir for Actinomycesthere is no person-to-person transmission, nor animal-to-person transmission of the agent. No lesions were reported by endoluminal colonoscopy.

Nine months later, the patient remains asymptomatic, with no ultrasound scan evidence of abdominal tumours and negative cervical cytology for Actinomyces Fig. Prior to intervention, catheterisation of the uterus is performed due to compromised ureter due to the inflammation, more evident in the left side, with acute left obstructive nephropathy.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg ; Existen tres formas principales de actinomicosis: Actinomiclsis a review of the bibliography, several cases similar to ours were found in medical literature, with large pelvic or abdominal wall tumours mimicking malignant processes, which were infections caused by Actinomyces. The patient is discharged from the hospital wbdominal month after the intervention and continues with controls, with complete disappearance of the radiological lesions 2 months after the intervention.

Actinomicosiw hemicolectomy with ileontransverse anastomosis was performed. Background Abdominal wall actinomycosis is a rare disease associated with the use of intrauterine device and as a complication of abdominal surgery.

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Clin Infect Dis ; Treatment combines resection of the mass and prolonged antibiotic therapy, often concluding with a satisfactory outcome. CT findings in eight patients. Conclusions Actinomycosis should be considered in patients with pelvic mass or abdominal wall mass that mimics a malignancy. Given the spectacular clinical improvement since the treatment with penicillin began, having ruled out malignant cells in final biopsies and with the only finding of Actinomyces in the cervical—vaginal cytology, the condition is considered a pelvic actinomycosis and it is decided to continue treatment with intravenous penicillin for 1 month, and oral amoxicillin for 6 months.