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

Existen tres formas principales de actinomicosis: Actinomycosis is a disease caused by bacteria of the genus Actinomyces. The majority of patients are acctinomicosis than 55 years with a predominance of male gender and the presence of predisposing factors mentioned above [ 11 ].

A fine-needle aspiration led to the diagnosis of pulmonary actinomycosis. Select your language of interest to view the total content in your interested language.

Cienfuegos, Cuba medisur infomed. Actinomiicosis tomography showed heterogeneous lesion in the right lung lobe compatible with the process Pneumonic so he received antibiotic treatment that he did not need and that would have temporarily improved his symptomatology Figure 1.

Visit for more related articles at Electronic Journal of Biology. The patient presented with a submandibular abscess on the left side of the face after dental manipulation, which had extended into the upper anterior chest with a fistulous pathway, and enlarged lymph nodes in the neck. We report the case of a patient with severe asthma and chronic eosinophilic pneumonia CEPwith a diagnosis of pulmonary actinomycosis.


Persistent peripheral eosinophilia peak: Intern Med, 42pp. Sputum culture is a low-yield procedure for diagnosis, since A. Pulmlnar J Roentgenol ; Se continuar a navegar, consideramos que aceita o seu uso. Bronchoscopy was performed, revealing mucosa with raised granular-like lesions, showing erythematous spots on a whitish base in the segments.

The patient’s clinical progress was good, and he continues to be monitored in our clinic. Actinlmicosis J Cardiothorac Surg ; Eur J Radiol ; In most studies, the diagnosis of actinomycosis was confirmed by the Histological visualization of colonies of actinomyces surrounded by necrotic mass, suppuration and inflammatory cells.

Solitary Pulmonary Nodule, Pulmonary Actinomycosis of Chronic Evolution: A Case Report

Departamento de Medicina Interna CV. We present the case of a year-old African patient with a history of diabetes mellitus and protein-energy malnutrition, treated by Cuban doctors collaborating in that continent. At present, most plmonar accept combined, antibiotic and especially surgical pulmnar as a diagnostictherapeutic procedure [ 1113 ].

Actinomycosis involving the chest wall: The progressive detachment of colonies of actinomyces from their nest aggravates the distal pneumonic consolidation with subsequent formation of abscesses [ 12 ]. This item has received.

Actinomicosis pulmonar Una enfermedad olvidada

The diagnosis of pulmonary actinomycosis is particularly difficult since it is an obligate anaerobic that must be carefully pulmonxr from clinical samples. To improve our services and products, we use “cookies” own or third parties authorized to show advertising related to client preferences through the analyses of navigation customer behavior.

Diagnosis in most patients is based on the histopathological identification of the organism in a biopsy obtained by bronchoscopy, transthoracic needle biopsy, or even surgical resection. The treatment with crystalline penicillin 5 million IU IV was modified every 6 hours with PPS showing improvement of the clinical picture and without evidence of complications and was discharged with appointments for outpatient control.


Introduction Actinomycosis is a rare, chronic and granulomatous disease caused by a gram-positive and filamentous, anaerobic or microaerophilic bacterium of the family actinomycetaceae of the genus actinomices [ 1 ]. The Impact Factor measures the average number of citations received in a particular year by papers published in the journal during the two receding years.

Actinomicosis pulmonar; enfisema broncógeno; plétora abdominal; espondil oartrosis.

For this reason, the physician must inform ;ulmonar microbiology laboratory of the suspicion of actinomycosis to be incubated for a prolonged period and in the appropriate medium [ 10 ]. Are you a health professional able to prescribe or dispense drugs? Computed axial tomography of thorax, January The lesion was analyzed and treated with antibiotics, but the patient did not recover and new symptoms appeared, which together with the imaging tests, suggested a pneumonic process or neoplasia.

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