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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Urinary undiversion for pelvic actinomycosis: Pelvic actinomycosis involves one of the regions that is most often a source of diagnostic confusion. Laparotomy, penicillin, and amoxicillin Complete recovery. From the African continent, 3 articles of clinical cases were found, totalling actinomicosiss clinical cases. Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection.

Yes 15 years Type: Abdominopelvic actinomycosis associated with an intrauterine device and presenting with a rectal mass and hydronephrosis: ND Laparotomy, total hysterectomy, bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, and anterior resection No date of resolution 1 45Lim et al.

European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology. Computerised axial tomography upon admission. Guidelines for manuscript submission can be accessed in this website. Laparotomy, en bloc resection that included compromised abdominal wall, right hemicolectomy, hysterectomy, bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, partial sigmoidectomy, and penicillin Complete recovery.

Czech Republic [ 46 ] Total cases The most common presumptive diagnostic was malignant lesions, while, in other cases, Crohn’s disease and acute peritonitis were also suspected.


Chile [ 69 ].

This change could be because, in the first decades of its observation, this condition and its aetiology were unknown and prevention was difficult. Successful outpatient management of pelvic actinomycosis by ceftriaxone: Turkey [ 39 ]. However, if there is preoperative suspicion of actinomycosis diagnosis, it may be treated satisfactory only with antibiotics.

Cyst in the left ovary and abscess in the iliac fossa Purulent material, histopathological report Yes 2 years Type: Clinical cases of pelvic actinomycosis have been reported in Africa, Oceania, Asia, Europe, and America.

pwlvica Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology. Thus, based on experience and observation, it is recommended that IUDs be changed periodically to limit the occurrence of this condition.

After a review of the bibliography, several cases similar to ours were found in medical literature, with large pelvic or abdominal wall tumours mimicking malignant processes, which were infections caused by Actinomyces.

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Eur J Radiol ; The diagnosis of abdominal actinomycosis was suspected by the finding of the microorganism in cervical cytology together with other cultures and Actinomyces pelgica in pathological studies, confirming the suspicion of a complete cure with empirical treatment with penicillin.

Incomplete tumourectomy, ileal resection, partial cystectomy, colostomy and bilateral ureterocutaneostomy, and penicillin Significant improvement. Two case reports of pelvic actinomycosis with pseudotumor from tropical zones.

Laparotomy, preoperative biopsy, resection of the tumour, resection of the necrotised tissues and partial cystectomy, hysterectomy, bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, penicillin, and amoxicillin Complete recovery. Total hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy No date of resolution.


However, cases occurred mainly in users that wore IUDs for prolonged periods. Serbia [ 42 ]. It’s more common in men. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Ann Thorac Surg ; The proper treatment is penicillin, with surgical drainage of abscesses in the event of therapeutic failure.

Brazil [ 63 ] Total cases World Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. In any case, the surgery itself is not curative, which is why the prolonged use of antibiotics is always required. ND Laparotomy, adhesiolysis, complete excision of the mass with extensive damage to the anterior abdominal wall, and antibiotic therapy No date of resolution 1 47Acquaro et al. Actinomyces israelii, Actinomyces naeslund iiand Actinomyces odontolyticusCano Ramos et al.

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Pelvic Actinomycosis

Actinomycosis of the appendix mimicking appendiceal tumor: A painful and swollen right breast in a young male. Anterior superior extension of the density areas of soft parts towards the anterior abdominal actinomicowis, with light thickening and hyper enhancement in the right anterior rectum muscle, suggesting secondary involvement Fig.

Abstract Introduction Actinomycosis is a chronic bacterial infection caused by ActinomycesGram-positive anaerobic bacteria.