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

Pulmonary actinomycosis is mainly caused by the aspiration of these organisms from the oral cavity. The patient’s clinical progress was good, and he continues to be monitored in our clinic. The Journal is published both in Spanish and English.

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

As in the case described, the patient’s symptoms did not initially induce the diagnosis. This item has received. Previous article Next article. Sputum culture is a low-yield procedure for diagnosis, since A. In actinomiclsis of these findings, a chest computed tomography was requested, which revealed an infiltrate in the left segment 8 Fig. Actualmente, se presenta de manera menos agresiva comparado con la era pulmonzr. J Infect Chemother ; Pulmonary actinomycosis during the first decade of 21st century: Manuscripts will be submitted electronically using the following web site: Continuing navigation will be considered as acceptance of this use.


A 1-month course of ceftriaxone was administered, followed by amoxicillin for 1 year. It was decided to perform right posterolateral thoracotomy where the lesion covers the posterior apical segment, with multiple adhesions, for which partial axtinomicosis was performed for extraction and surgical biopsy. Diagnosis is difficult, and an unknown number of cases remain undiagnosed or are confused with pneumonias, cancer and tuberculosis.

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

Thoracic actinomycosis with mainly pleural involvement. Computed tomography of the thorax, July Subsequently, thoracotomy and partial decortication of actinomlcosis lesion were performed. Actinomicosis del hueso maxilar superior.

The diagnosis of pulmonary actinomycosis is particularly difficult since it is an obligate anaerobic that must be carefully processed from clinical samples. Thoracic actinomycosis in the differential diagnosis of neoplasm: A Pulmonary tissue with altered architecture; B Grocott staining, azurophil granules of filamentous bacteria are observed; C Intraalveolar hemorrhage is seen with intrabronchial evidence of filamentous bacteria granules.

In the Bonnefond et al. However, in the form of lung mass is quite uncommon. It’s more common in men. Rev Otorrinolaringol Cir Cabeza Cuello ; 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. Despite the suggestive signs and symptoms of the disease, misdiagnosis such as lung carcinoma, tuberculosis, and lung abscess is common.


We report the case of a patient with severe asthma and chronic eosinophilic pneumonia CEPwith a diagnosis of pulmonary actinomycosis. SNIP measures contextual citation impact by wighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field.

This patient, unlike ours, reported asthenia, anorexia and weight loss, so in view of persistent infiltrate that did not respond to actinomidosis and squamous metaplasia in the biopsy, a lobectomy was performed. The differential diagnosis of actinomycosis includes necrotic lung cancer, tuberculosis, semi-invasive pulmonary aspergillosis and other subacute necrotizing bacterial pneumonia [ 12 ].

CiteScore measures average citations received per document published. We present the case of a year-old African patient with a history of diabetes mellitus and protein-energy malnutrition, treated by Cuban doctors collaborating in that continent.

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Endobronchial actinomycosis associated with foreign body: Am J Roentgenol ;