abdominal actinomycosis


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Noun1.abdominal actinomycosis - a serious form of actinomycosis that affects the abdomenabdominal actinomycosis - a serious form of actinomycosis that affects the abdomen
actinomycosis - disease of cattle that can be transmitted to humans; results from infection with actinomycetes; characterized by hard swellings that exude pus through long sinuses
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Sung HY, Lee IS, Kim SI, Jung SE, Kim SW, Kim SY, et al.Features of Abdominal Actinomycosis: A 15-year Experience of A Single Institute.
Other clinical types include thoracic actinomycosis, the third most common type of actinomycosis, which includes pulmonary, bronchial, and laryngeal actinomycosis [3], and abdominal actinomycosis, where the appendix, caecum, and colon are the most common sites of infection.
(5,10) In a retrospective investigation of 10 confirmed cases, Ha et al looked at CT features of abdominal actinomycosis in 10 patients.
This case report describes abdominal Actinomycosis of the greater omentum which was detected accidentally in a patient who had been suffering from right lower quadrant abdominal pain mimicking acute appendicitis.
Abdominal actinomycosis develops after a localized inflammatory process, prolonged IUD use, or recent abdominal surgery [4].
Niedobitek et al., "Abdominal actinomycosis: complication of endoscopic stenting in chronic pancreatitis?" Endoscopy, vol.