La actinomicosis es una infección poco común causada por bacterias del género . Schalper K, Piérart C. Análisis de la presencia de actinomicosis pélvica en. Download Citation on ResearchGate | ACTINOMICOSIS GINECOLOGICA | Actinomycosis is an infectious disease. It may lead to sequels and may cause death. Antecedentes: La actinomicosis de pared abdominal es un cuadro clínico poco frecuente, aso .. Jabib A, Ferreiro J, Chappe M, Albini M. Actinomicosis pélvica.

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Pelvic actinomycosis presenting as malignant large bowel obstruction: Tunisia [ 10 ]. Tubo-ovarian and pelvic abscesses along with malignant lesions were the conditions with the greatest diagnostic confusion.

Austin Journal of Obstetric and Ginecology.

SNIP measures contextual citation impact by wighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field. India [ 25 ]. Oophorectomy, prolonged antibiotic therapy No date of resolution. Two methods exist for completely identifying the causal agent: Bacteriological and clinical aspects of Corynebacterium.

Chile [ 55 ]. United States [ 49 ]. Singap Med J, 47pp.

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

In the three cases, malignant lesions were initially diagnosed; the final diagnosis was performed postoperatively. Clindamycin, tetracycline, and erythromycin are an alternative in cases of allergy actinomicosiss penicillin [ 45 ]. Received Dec 19; Accepted Apr 5. With no other implants in the rest of the peritoneal cavity. Other clinical types include thoracic actinomycosis, the third most common type of actinomycosis, which includes pulmonary, bronchial, and laryngeal actinomycosis [ 3 ], and abdominal actinomycosis, pelviac the appendix, caecum, and colon are the most common sites of infection.


Report of three cases. Revue Tropicale de Chirurgie. Actinomycosis is an invasive infection that frequently imitates malignant processes in various anatomical zones.


In addition, the IUD changes the carbohydrate metabolism in endometrial cells, fostering still more inflammation. Chile [ 70 ].

Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases 7th ed. Ovarian cancer Histopathological report and culture of purulent material No Laparotomy, hysterectomy, penicillin, and streptomycin Complete recovery 3 25, 31, and 35Munjal et al. Combined actinomycotic and pseudoactinomycotic radiate granules in actinomicosix female genital tract: Nine months later, the patient remains asymptomatic, with no ultrasound scan evidence of abdominal tumours and negative cervical cytology for Actinomyces Fig.

Pelvic Actinomycosis

The majority of the articles do not have follow-up information, nonetheless studies reporting patient follow-up stated that they fully recovered after treatment, and there is one report of death Table 4. Pelvic and abdominal wall actinomycosis associated to the use of IUD may simulate a neoplastic disease, and it is therefore frequently treated surgically.


The most common aetiological actinomicosjs is Actinomyces israelii [ 573 ]. Pelvic actinomycosis masquerading as an acute abdomen from a small bowel perforation.

She mentioned a history of eight voluntary abortions and being a carrier of actinomicosie copper intrauterine device IUD for 4 years, withdrawn 2 months previously during a gynaecological examination.

Sri Lanka Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Extensive colonic stricture due to pelvic actinomycosis. The proper treatment is penicillin, with surgical drainage of abscesses in the event of therapeutic failure.

Case Reports in Medicine. Guidelines for manuscript submission can be accessed in this website. Lippes loop IUD Percutaneous drainage and prolonged antibiotic therapy No date of resolution 1 41Hochsztein et al.