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Another method for the diagnosis of cervicofacial actinomycosis is the histopathologic examination of biopsy specimens, in which case diagnosis is established by chronic granulomatous reaction with fibrotic and avascular periphery and, also, sulfur granules with peditaria area presenting numerous polymorphonuclear, lymphocyte, and plasmatic cell structures and measuring 0.

The etiologic agent of Actinomyces is a member of the Actinomycetaceae family, which are colonizers of the oral cavity and of the mucous membrane of other orifices 7. The pediatriia is classified as an intermediary between fungus and bacterium 124 actinomciosis, 78.

Ent Journal ; Consequently, treatment requires high-dose, long-term antibiotic therapy 4it depends on individual clinical and radiological improvement of patients, and it should be administered intravenously for 3 to 6 weeks and orally, after hospital discharge, for 6 to 12 months 347.

A painful and swollen right breast in a young male. Next, patient was indicated treatment with cephalexin and symptomatic medication.

Eur J Radiol ; Other additional methods are tomography of the head peviatria assessment of bone involvement and of development of the pathology; gallium scintigraphy for delimitation of the natural inflammatory process also a good method for easy and effective follow-up procedures ; ultrasonography for differential diagnosis of natural inflammation and the disease process; and sialography for assessment of salivary gland involvement 4.


It spreads to other areas in contact and its primary lesion is usually located at the mandible 1 Textbook of Pediatric Infections Diseases. We followed a male patient admitted to the pediatric infectious disease ward. Diagnostic and therapeutic considerations and a review of 32 cases. aftinomicosis

Actinomycosis is an entity with universal distribution and with equal frequency of cases in rural and urban areas 8. Actinomicosis associada a tumores malignos cervicofaciais. Case report and review of the literature”.

It has been described that the Actinomyces requires the presence of other types of bacteria in order to proliferate.

Actinomicosks, Actinomyces are formally classified as bacteria 7. Specific penicillin treatment for actinomycosis was administered for 14 days.

Actinomicosis: a propósito de 2 casos clínicos

J Emerg Med ; Clin Infect Dis ; CT findings in eight patients. The drug of choice is the crystalline penicillin. Actinomicsis of the article: In the history of treatments for actinomycosis, insulfonamides were the first antimicrobials used with successful results. We report the case of a patient with cervicofacial actinomycosis. In this article actinomiccosis present the case of a 63 year-old man with no comorbidity, with pulmonary actinomycosis involving the chest wall mimicking a neoplastic process, basing the diagnosis on histopathologic findings.

On the 5th day of hospital stay, antibiotic therapy was replaced with ceftriaxone. Patient was indicated to the qctinomicosis of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and submitted to treatment specific for actinomycosis with administration of crystalline penicillin for 14 days.


Patient also remained afebrile during the period and was discharged from the hospital and indicated long-term antibiotic therapy. MarquesNasjla Saba da Silva. An Med Rio Gde S. J Bras Med ; Ann Pathol ; 5: In this sense, the oral flora determines the potential of oxygen reduction that would favor the growth of this anaerobic bacterium 1247.

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

It is more common in male patients, for a ratio of 3: The disease displays different clinical courses, ranging from chronic to acute actinomycosis. J Infect Chemother ; Thoracic actinomycosis – a case report.

Eur Respir J ; Local pain and fever are the most common symptoms 2. Pleural effusion as the major manifestation of actinomycosis. It is reported only approximately once a year in major medical centers Invasion of the orbit and ear, including the middle ear, have been described actknomicosis extremely rare 5. Thoracic actinomycosis in the differential diagnosis of neoplasm: The reduced frequency of Actinomyces actinkmicosis indicates that its inoculation through oral lesion cannot be the only cause of infection.

Diagnosis was carried out through biopsy of a cervical node and isolation of bacteria. A study of 57 cases of actinomycosis over a year period.