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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Actualmente, se presenta de manera menos agresiva comparado con la era pre-antimicrobiana. With no other implants in the rest of the peritoneal cavity. There are multiple cases in medical literature of pelvic actinomycosis mimicking malignant neoplasms, 3,4 leading to an entirely different management of the disease.

The patient is discharged from the hospital 1 month after the intervention and continues abdomnal controls, with complete disappearance of the radiological lesions 2 months after the intervention.

Surg Infect Larchmt13pp. 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.

March – April Pages Thoracic actinomycosis with mainly pleural involvement. 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.

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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 abvominal. 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.


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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. Actinomyces in cervical cytology.

Primary actinomycosis of the anterior abdominal wall: Rev Chil Radiol, 9pp. Antibiotic therapy is the first treatment choice and makes a more invasive surgical management unnecessary.

J Gastroenterol Hepatol, 20pp. Guidelines for manuscript submission can be accessed in this website. A computerised axial tomography in this case has more resolution and can confirm the abfominal nature of the process, avoiding unnecessary surgeries. Computerised axial tomography upon admission. Endobronchial actinomycosis associated with foreign body.

Abdominal actynomycosis simulating malignant tumor of the colon.

Rev Panam Infectol, 11pp. How to cite this article. Human beings are the only reservoir for Actinomycesthere agdominal no person-to-person transmission, nor animal-to-person transmission of the agent. Elsevier Churchill Livingstone, To improve our services and products, we use “cookies” own or third parties authorized to actniomicosis advertising related to client preferences through the analyses of navigation customer behavior.

An ultrasound scan may be useful in the diagnosis when the infection is advanced and with pelvic abscesses, but there are many times when images can simulate neoplastic processes.

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Previous article Next article. Endobronchial actinomycosis associated with foreign body: Diagnosis is difficult abbdominal it is unusual and behaves like a malignant neoplasm. Computed axial tomography 2 months after surgery.

Treatment combines resection of the mass and prolonged antibiotic therapy, often concluding with a satisfactory outcome. The accessibility and wide diffusion of on-line publication will provide the opportunity for our scientific colleagues, not only in Latin America, but throughout the world, to share the knowledge and skills of our Mexican surgical community, as well as to provide authors from other countries with a forum for participating in our Journal, in order that we may gain knowledge of surgical specialties throughout the world.


Eur J Cardiothorac Surg ; Actinomycosis is an infrequent infection caused by bacteria from Actinomyces genus that manifests as a chronic, suppurative and progressive disease. 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.

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.

SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and qualitative measure of the journal’s impact. Cir Esp, 85pp. Services on Demand Article. 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 decided to end the intervention with no hysterectomy or actinomicosls, and gather multiple biopsies.

Actinomicosis abdominal que simula neoplasia tumoral maligna del colon

Although there are authors who defend the resection actinomicois 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 abdomimal antibiotic treatment is effective, as in our case. Show more Show less. However, if there is preoperative suspicion of actinomycosis diagnosis, it may be treated satisfactory only with antibiotics.

Actinomycosis is a rare and progressive chronic infectious disease. You can change the settings or obtain more information by clicking here. Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases 7th ed. Eur Respir J ;