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Actinomicosis pulmonar; enfisema broncógeno; plétora abdominal; espondil oartrosis.

Endobronchial actinomycosis associated with foreign body. Elsevier Churchill Livingstone, Print Send to a friend Export reference Mendeley Statistics.

The patient remained stable, without exacerbations and chest X-ray 2 months after admission showed resolution of the infiltrate. June 27, ; Accepted date: The diagnosis of thoracic actinomycosis can be clinically established, although this is particularly difficult. Pulmonary actinomycosis pulmlnar the first decade of 21st century: Se continuar a navegar, consideramos que aceita o seu uso.

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

Varios autores recomiendan administrar penicilina G intravenosa por un mes y luego reemplazarla por penicilina oral por 6 a 12 meses o por amoxicilina 1,4,16, Eight species have been identified as pathogenic in humans, one of which is Actinomyces odontolyticuswhich very rarely causes lung infections.

Chest X-ray was performed, showing a new infiltrate in the left lower lobe. Computed tomography of the thorax, July Actinomycosis is a disease caused by bacteria of the genus Actinomyces.

In the present case, the diagnosis was established with positive samples of surgical biopsy of the lesion by means of thoracotomy performed on the patient. Previous article Next article. Rev Chil Obstet Ginecol ; Si continua navegando, consideramos que acepta su uso. Pulmonary actinomycosis is a rare bacterial disease.


This patient, unlike ours, reported asthenia, anorexia and weight loss, so in view of persistent infiltrate that did not respond to antibiotics and squamous metaplasia in the biopsy, a lobectomy was performed. The journal adheres to the standards of academic research publications in all aspects including peer-review and ethical principles.

The lesion was analyzed and treated with antibiotics, but the patient did not recover and new symptoms appeared, which together with the imaging tests, suggested a pneumonic process or neoplasia.

In most studies, the diagnosis of actinomycosis was confirmed by the Histological visualization of colonies of actinomyces surrounded by necrotic mass, suppuration and inflammatory cells. Biopsies were obtained from these lesions Fig. With the slow progression of infection, the pulmonary nodule gradually increases in extent to manifest as a consolidation of air space or mass.

Translators working for the Journal are in charge of the corresponding translations. Bacteriological studies of bronchial secretion did not report pathogenic bacteria and pleural fluid were negative Ziehl-Neelsen, KOH, ADA, cytopathology.

Un caso de actinomicosis pulmonar

We decided to present this case given the varied clinical presentation of this entity, which can simulate a banal infection or a neoplasm, and its rare location. Continuing navigation will be considered as acceptance of this use.


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This item has received. A 1-month course of ceftriaxone was administered, followed by amoxicillin for 1 year. Are you a health professional able to prescribe or dispense drugs?

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Solitary Pulmonary Nodule, Pulmonary Actinomycosis of Chronic Evolution: A Case Report

Actinomycosis is a rare, chronic and granulomatous disease caused by a gram-positive and filamentous, anaerobic or microaerophilic bacterium of the family actinomycetaceae of the genus actinomices [ 1 ].

You can change the settings or obtain more information by clicking here. At present, most authors accept combined, antibiotic and especially surgical treatment as a diagnostictherapeutic procedure [ 1113 ]. Previous article Next article. A Pulmonary tissue with altered architecture; B Grocott staining, azurophil granules of filamentous bacteria are observed; C Atinomicosis hemorrhage is seen with intrabronchial evidence of filamentous bacteria granules.