Thoracic actinomycosis is an uncommon bacterial infection that is difficult to diagnose. The disease has various manifestations and a pathogen that is difficult to isolate. Making diagnosis even more ...
This article has no abstract; the first 100 words appear below. ALTHOUGH actinomycosis has been described for over 70 years, its frequency and potential seriousness have not been given recognition in ...
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Since Israel's 1 original paper in 1878 on actinomycosis in man, the disease has been observed with increasing frequency so that it can no longer be considered the rarity it once was. Even as far back ...
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A 33-year-old man was referred to our institution in 2015 with lesions on his left knee that had worsened over the course of several years. In 2010, at which time he had an unremarkable medical ...
Pulmonary actinomycosis is a rare bacterial lung infection. It’s also known as thoracic actinomycosis. It’s not contagious. This condition mainly affects people between 30 and 60 years old. It occurs ...
From the Department of Medicine, Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, Bronx, and affiliated with Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Ithaca, New York Address for correspondence: B. Kanna ...
Pulmonary actinomycosis is characterized by an extensive interstitial fibrosis of the lung in addition to granulomatous disease. I examined the fibrotic lung tissue of actinomycosis by electron ...
GEORGE C. H. FRANKLIN, M.D., F.A.C.P. The diagnosis of human actinomycosis is not always made with ease, and furthermore the identification of the causative species is usually quite difficult. In ...
The possibility of a timely and adequate diagnosis of thoracic actinomycosis by clinical examination or microbiologic and radiologic studies is limited. Often, bronchoscopy findings alone are not ...
Isolated pleural effusion due to actinomycosis is extremely rare and poses a diagnostic challenge to clinicians not only because it is uncommon and often forgotten, but also because culture of the ...