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It is more common in male patients, for a ratio of pexiatria J Bras Med ; We followed a male patient admitted to the pediatric infectious disease ward. Local pain and fever are the most common symptoms 2. Rev Cubana Estomatol ; Actinomycosis is an entity with universal distribution and with equal frequency of cases in rural and urban areas 8.

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

Steward MG, Sulik M. Puede ser encontrado como parte de la microbiota normal en la cavidad oral, nasofaringe y vagina 6,7. Pediatric actinomycosis of the head and neck.

Porto Alegre ; The reduced frequency of Actinomyces infection indicates that its pedjatria through oral lesion cannot be the only cause of infection.

Actinomicosis en Pediatría: Presentacion de dos casos by María Laura Maldonado on Prezi

Elsevier Churchill Livingstone, Rev Ch Infectologia ; 5: Introduction Actinomycosis is a granulomatous, chronic, and infectious disease with characteristics of suppuration and that is produced by gram-positive bacilli of the Actinomyces strain. 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.


Patient was indicated to pedkatria department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and submitted to treatment specific for actinomycosis with administration of crystalline penicillin for 14 days. Textbook of Pediatric Infections Diseases. InWolf and Israel isolated an anaerobic organism in human dental caries presenting growth of anaerobic oral filamentous organism.

Endobronchial actinomycosis associated with foreign body. Case report and review of the literature”. Actinomicosis associada a tumores malignos cervicofaciais. In this article we present the case of a 63 year-old man with no comorbidity, with pulmonary catinomicosis involving the chest wall mimicking a neoplastic process, basing the diagnosis on histopathologic findings.

At the infirmary services for pediatric oncology, a biopsy specimen was collected for histopathologic examination. A study of 57 cases of actinomycosis over a year period.

In the history of treatments for actinomycosis, insulfonamides were the first antimicrobials used with successful results. The bacterium is a colonizer of the oral cavity that rarely causes infection, which indicates its low potential of virulence or invasion.

Ent Journal ; Actinomicosis del hueso maxilar superior. Am J Roentgenol ; Thoracic actinomycosis in the differential diagnosis of neoplasm: JRS was also indicated for outpatient follow-up at the clinic for infectious diseases.

In this sense, the oral flora determines the potential of oxygen reduction that would favor the growth of this anaerobic bacterium 1247. Rev Chil Obstet Ginecol ; Pleural effusion as the major manifestation of actinomycosis. Subsequently, the moderate edema reappeared in the medial cervical region and was associated with intense local pain, moderate hyperemia, various daily episodes of fever that were not measured, and mild dysphasia.

Invasion of the orbit and ear, including the middle ear, have been described as extremely rare 5.


The disease displays different clinical courses, ranging from chronic to acute actinomycosis. The microorganism is classified as an intermediary between fungus and bacterium 12478.

Arch Intern Med ; Early diagnosis of actinomycosis enables appropriate and prompt treatment, thus preventing the involvement of other areas such as CNS, face, and neck. We carried out a review of the literature on cervicofacial actinomycosis of the last few years. Patient did not present intercurrence during this period and presented general improvement of clinical status. South Med J ; Actomycosis was first described in the 19th century as a disease found in bovine animals. 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: a propósito de 2 casos clínicos

Inthe microbiologist Hartz, in using the material collected by Bellinger, confirmed the finding of radial microorganisms, which pediattria named Actinomyces bovis Akino for radial discharge of sulfur granules and Mycos for mycelia.

Subsequently, we observed remission of the node. Br J Oral Maxilof Surg ; The main areas of infection are the face and neck, including, also, the tongue, larynx, hypopharynx, lachrymal glands, mandible, malar region, acyinomicosis sinuses, palate, parotid gland, lachrymal canaliculus, and periodontal abscess of the maxillae.