Actinomycosis mimicking abdominal neoplasm. Case report

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In a patient with a 6-month history of nonspecific abdominal complaints, preoperative examination indicated malignant disease involving the right ovary, rectum and sigmoid, but laparotomy revealed abdominal actinomycosis. Removal of the ovary and low anterior colonic resection followed by penicillin treatment gave a good result.
Original languageEnglish
JournalActa Chirurgica Scandinavica
Issue number4
Pages (from-to)315-6
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1988

    Research areas

  • Abdominal Neoplasms, Actinomycosis, Adult, Ampicillin, Diagnosis, Differential, Female, Humans, Metronidazole, Netilmicin

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