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

The biopsy specimens showed mucosa with squamous metaplasia and intense acute and chronic inflammatory infiltrate in the corium. Previous actinomicosi Next article. Only one case has been described in the literature in a patient with severe, corticosteroid-dependent asthma, who developed pulmonary actinomycosis during treatment with omalizumab. For this reason, the physician must inform the microbiology laboratory of the suspicion of actinomycosis to be incubated for a prolonged period and in the appropriate medium [ 10 ].

Chest X-ray revealed pulmonary infiltrates and a small left pleural effusion. Plumonar actinomycosis secondary bacteremia in a HIV-infected patient.

Biopsies were obtained from these lesions Fig. Given its rarity of appearance and similarity of presentation of this condition actinomicodis other common respiratory disorders, the following case is presented.


Continuing navigation will be considered as acceptance of this use. At an actinomicosks stage of actinomycosis infection, the disease manifests as a small, poorly defined peripheral pulmonary nodule with or without interlobular septal thickening. Can’t read the image?

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

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October Pages Sputum culture is a low-yield procedure for diagnosis, since A. Endobronchial actinomycosis associated with foreign body: Rev Otorrinolaringol Cir Cabeza Cuello ; SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and qualitative measure of the journal’s impact.

Lung abscess caused by Actinomyces odontolyticus. The presence of sulfur granules in a biopsy sample is highly suggestive actinomiosis actinomycosis, but is not diagnostic because they are also seen in nocardiosis, chromomycosis, eumetoma, and botryomycosis [ 11 ].

The differential diagnosis of actinomycosis includes necrotic lung cancer, tuberculosis, semi-invasive pulmonary aspergillosis and other subacute necrotizing bacterial pneumonia [ 12 ]. Select your language of interest to view the total content in your interested language. Thoracic actinomycosis – a case report. This symptomatology is usually confused as neoplasia or tuberculosis, so in most cases the diagnosis is made, pulmonae in our patient, with pathological findings when resecting masses with suspicion of tumor.


This item has received. 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 ]. Electronic J Biol, Characteristics of computed tomography of endobronchial actinomycosis associated with broncholithiasis is a proximal calcified endobronchial nodule broncholith associated with distal postobstructive pneumococcal consolidation of the affected lobe or segment [ 12 ].

Pulmonary actinomycosis is a rare bacterial disease. It is a chronic, non-contagious, suppurative infection caused by microorganisms from the genus Actinomyces. Endobronchial actinomycosis is a rare entity related to the aspiration of a foreign body.

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. Cienfuegos, Cuba medisur infomed. At present, most authors accept combined, antibiotic and especially surgical treatment as a diagnostictherapeutic procedure [ 1113 ].

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