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Pathology in focus actinomycosis of the middle ear. Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases 7th ed.

Currently, Actinomyces are formally classified as bacteria 7. These bacteria can be divided into six subgroups: Eur Respir J ; The microorganism is classified as an intermediary between fungus and bacterium 12478. Textbook of Pediatric Infections Diseases. The referred clinical case exemplifies the involvement of the medial-anterior cervical region by Actinomyces with late diagnosis following abscess drainage and collection of biopsy specimen.

[Cervicofacial actinomycosis as differential diagnosis of cavum carcinoma: case report].

Clin Infect Dis ; In this sense, the oral flora determines the potential of oxygen reduction that would favor the growth of this anaerobic bacterium 1247. After one week of evolution, the Actinomyces was isolated in biopsy of specimen collected from the patient. The disease affects the cervicofacial area starting at the buccal mucous membrane or pharyngeal membrane.

Actualmente, se presenta de manera menos agresiva comparado aftinomicosis la era pre-antimicrobiana. Predisposing factors for cervicofacial actinomycosis include poor oral hygiene, break in normal mucosal barriers, and anaerobic medium 3. Hematogenous dissemination, in turn, is described as rare 3. On the 5th day of hospital stay, antibiotic therapy was replaced with ceftriaxone.


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It spreads to other areas in contact and its primary lesion is usually located at the mandible 1 The etiologic agent of Actinomyces is a member actinomicoeis the Actinomycetaceae family, which are colonizers of the oral cavity and of the mucous membrane of other orifices 7. Antibiotic treatment of cervicofacial actinomicosis for patients allergic to penicillin: Actomycosis was first described in the 19th century actihomicosis a disease found in bovine animals.

Title of the article: An Med Rio Gde S. Actinomyces do not have nuclear membranes, glycans, or mitochondria; they are anaerobic or microaerobic, sensitive to antibacterials, and do not respond to antifungal therapy 4. Actinomicosis associada a tumores malignos cervicofaciais.

Rev Cubana Estomatol ; The actinomycosis is a rare pathology worldwide. Specific penicillin treatment for actinomycosis was aftinomicosis for 14 days. The bacterium is a colonizer of the oral cavity that rarely causes infection, which indicates its low potential of virulence or invasion. At the infirmary services for pediatric oncology, a biopsy specimen was collected for histopathologic examination.

Diagnostic procedures should include day anaerobic culture of pus and biopsy specimens with subsequent antibiogram 4. The bacterial resistance to this antibiotic, however, is still not well understood 3 Endobronchial actinomycosis associated with foreign body.


Revista Brasileira de Otorrinolaringologia ; Departamento de Medicina Interna CV. South Med J ; We also carried out a review of the literature from the past few years Lilacs and Medline.

Actinomicosis: a propósito de 2 casos clínicos

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, The main areas of infection are the face and neck, including, also, the tongue, larynx, hypopharynx, lachrymal glands, mandible, malar region, paranasal sinuses, palate, parotid gland, lachrymal canaliculus, and periodontal abscess of the maxillae. Moreover, inNichols and Herrell were the first to use penicillin in the treatment for actinomycosis 4.

In addition to antimicrobial therapy, surgical cleaning with abscess drainage and excision and curettage of devitalized tissue should be considered 7.

Patient was indicated to the department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and submitted to treatment specific for actinomycosis with administration of crystalline penicillin for 14 days. Am J Roentgenol ; The clinical presentation mimics tuberculosis or neoplastic processes. CT findings in eight patients.