5) Secondary involvement of the liver is not uncommon as it is seen in 15% of abdominopelvic actinomycosis
The biopsy identified numerous bacterial colonies consistent with actinomycosis
may be mistaken for a neoplasm on CT, MRI, and PET imaging given its infiltrative and masslike appearance.
Diagnosis of vesicular actinomycosis
is often delayed due to the process of investigating the possibility of a urothelial malignancy, with vesicular and urachal neoplasms carrying greater indices of suspicion.
is a rarely seen chronic infectious disease which is caused by bacteria called Actinomyces.
However, the diagnosis of actinomycosis
is usually under-recognised, so the real prevalence must be higher.
is the most common infectious disease of kangaroos (7).
usually results from aspiration of infected material containing actinomyces.
These include mycobacteriosis, blastomycosis, sporotrichosis, syphilis, and actinomycosis
esophagitis in a patient with persistent dysphagia.
Pericarditis occurred in 2% of 470 necropsied patients with actinomycosis
(49), but sulfur granules were rare.
The histopathologic differential diagnosis for ulcers included squamous cell carcinomas only; among the other clinical diagnoses that can be encountered in this stage are tropical phagedemic ulcer, actinomycosis
, noma, leishmaniasis, yaws, and scrofuloderma (4).
We report a rare case of primary laryngeal actinomycosis
, which occurred in a 35-year-old woman with end-stage renal failure secondary to systemic lupus erythematosus with membranous glomerulonephritis.
15) Other infections had been associated with this phenomenon, including actinomycosis
, (16) aspergillosis, (17) and zygomycosis particularly basidiosis.
The pathologic examination determined the diagnosis of hepatic actinomycosis