thoracic actinomycosis

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Noun1.thoracic actinomycosis - a serious form of actinomycosis that affects the chest
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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JaeChol Choi, Won-Jung Koh Optimal Duration of IV and Oral Antibiotics in the Treatment of Thoracic Actinomycosis.
Patchy air space consolidation with central areas of low attenuation (75%) and adjacent pleural thickening (73%) at chest CT scans have been shown to be suggestive of thoracic actinomycosis [5].