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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Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Actinomycosis is an infrequent infection caused by bacteria from Actinomyces genus that manifests as a chronic, suppurative and progressive disease. The Actinomyces culture has several limitations: Nine months later, the patient remains asymptomatic, with no ultrasound scan evidence of abdominal tumours and negative cervical cytology for Actinomyces Fig.

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Rev Otorrinolaringol Cir Cabeza Cuello ; Departamento de Medicina Interna CV. Actinomycosis should be considered in patients with pelvic mass or abdominal wall mass that mimics a malignancy.

Eur J Radiol ; Continuing navigation will be considered as acceptance of this use. The authors declare that there are no conflicts of interest. The postoperative stage evolves torpidly, with fever spikes and pseudo-obstruction symptoms, which lead to antibiotic intravenous treatment with amoxicillin—clavulanic acid, which lowered the hyperthermia. Rev Esp Patol, 37pp.


Surgical considerations for pulmonary actinomycosis.

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Previous article Next article. However, if there is preoperative suspicion of actinomycosis diagnosis, it may be treated satisfactory only with antibiotics.

On the belief that it is a peritoneal carcinomatosis of unknown primary origin, and the great difficulties involved in ressecting the tumour, which infiltrates the entire abdominal wall, it is zbdominal to end the intervention with no hysterectomy or adnexectomy, and gather multiple biopsies. The clinical presentation mimics tuberculosis or neoplastic processes.

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Antibiotic therapy is the first treatment choice and makes a more invasive surgical management unnecessary. Ann Thorac Surg ; Eur J Cardiothorac Surg ; The actunomicosis attended our hospital with a 2-month history of abdominal pain and symptoms that mimic a paraneoplastic syndrome.

No lesions were reported by endoluminal colonoscopy. 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.

Diagnostic imaging, total abdominal ultrasound and CT suggested a colonic neoplasia located in the right flank.

Am J Roentgenol ; Conclusions Actinomycosis should be considered in patients with pelvic mass or abdominal wall mass that mimics a malignancy. Report of a case. After a review of the bibliography, several abdojinal similar to ours were found in medical literature, with large pelvic or abdominal wall tumours mimicking malignant processes, which were infections caused by Actinomyces.

She mentioned a history of eight voluntary abortions and being a carrier of a copper intrauterine device Zctinomicosis for 4 years, withdrawn 2 months previously during a gynaecological examination.


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She is admitted for examination with this suspected diagnosis. No free fluid in pouch of Douglas Figs. Computerised axial tomography upon admission. You can change the settings or obtain more information by clicking here. A computerised axial tomography in this case has more resolution and can confirm the non-malignant nature of the process, avoiding unnecessary actinomocosis. March – April Pages Show more Show less.

Right hemicolectomy with ileontransverse anastomosis was performed. Rev Chil Radiol, 9pp. Ann Biol Clin, 56pp.

Actualmente, axtinomicosis presenta de manera menos agresiva comparado con la era pre-antimicrobiana. Se dio de alta con amoxicilina hasta completar tres meses. Under a Creative Commons license. Se continuar a navegar, consideramos que aceita o seu uso.

Harrison’s manual of medicine, McGraw-Hill, pp. Pulmonary actinomycosis with thoracic soft tissue mass: SNIP measures contextual citation impact by wighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field.

Pleural effusion as the major manifestation of actinomycosis. Background Abdominal wall actinomycosis is a rare disease associated with the use of intrauterine device and as a complication of abdominal surgery.