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[Cervicofacial actinomycosis as differential diagnosis of cavum carcinoma: case report].

The microorganism is classified as an intermediary between sctinomicosis and bacterium 12478. Diagnostic and therapeutic considerations and a review of 32 cases. It spreads to other areas in contact and its primary lesion is usually located at the mandible 1 Antibiotic treatment of cervicofacial actinomicosis for patients allergic to penicillin: These bacteria can be divided into six subgroups: Thoracic actinomycosis with mainly pleural involvement.

In addition to antimicrobial therapy, surgical cleaning with abscess drainage and excision and curettage of devitalized tissue should be considered 7. The clinical presentation mimics tuberculosis or neoplastic processes.

[Cervicofacial actinomycosis as differential diagnosis of cavum carcinoma: case report].

Actinomycosis is an infrequent infection caused by bacteria from Actinomyces genus that manifests as a chronic, suppurative and progressive disease. Puede ser encontrado como parte de la microbiota normal en la cavidad oral, nasofaringe y vagina 6,7. J Laryngol Otol ; Departamento de Medicina Interna CV. The patient presented at the Institute of Pediatric Oncology with anterior cervical mass. Porto Alegre ; The drug of choice is the crystalline penicillin.


Local pain and fever are the most common symptoms 2.

Actinomicosis: a propósito de 2 casos clínicos

Unusual presentation of cervicothoracic actinomycosis complicated by pericardial effusion: Miller M, Haddad AJ. The bacterium is a colonizer of the oral cavity that rarely causes infection, which indicates its low potential of virulence or invasion. Ann Pathol ; 5: Rev Chil Obstet Ginecol ; Actinomycosis is an entity with universal distribution and with equal frequency of cases in rural and urban areas 8. It’s more common in men. The main areas of infection are the face and neck, including, also, the tongue, larynx, hypopharynx, lachrymal glands, mandible, malar region, paranasal sinuses, palate, parotid gland, lachrymal canaliculus, and periodontal abscess of the maxillae.

An Med Rio Gde S. On the 5th day of hospital stay, antibiotic therapy was replaced with ceftriaxone. Predisposing factors for cervicofacial actinomycosis include poor oral hygiene, break in normal mucosal barriers, and anaerobic medium 3.

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To emphasize important actinomicosjs in the diagnosis and monitoring of patients with childhood cervical actinomycosis. Arch Intern Med ; The patient was discharged from the hospital.

Inthe microbiologist Hartz, in using the material collected by Bellinger, confirmed the finding of radial microorganisms, which he named Actinomyces bovis Akino for radial discharge of sulfur granules and Mycos for mycelia. Subsequently, the moderate edema reappeared in the medial cervical region and was associated with intense local pain, moderate hyperemia, various daily episodes of fever that were not measured, and mild dysphasia.

Endobronchial actinomycosis associated with foreign body. At the infirmary services for pediatric oncology, a biopsy specimen was collected for histopathologic examination.

At least 6 months of amoxycillin therapy with simultaneous outpatient follow-up were recommended.