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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Computerised axial tomography upon admission. This change could be because, in the first decades of its observation, this condition and its aetiology were unknown and prevention was difficult. This pathology invades tissue layers, causing the formation of abscesses and fistulae. Computed axial tomography 2 months after surgery. Others are associated with plants, which participate in nitrogen fixation, and a few species live in human beings as saprophytic bacteria [ 2 ].

Laparotomy, hysterectomy, salpingo-oophorectomy, and penicillin Significant improvement. Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology. Two methods exist for completely identifying the causal agent: Utility of Wang needle aspiration in the diagnosis of actinomycosis.

Unusual presentation of cervicothoracic actinomycosis complicated by pericardial effusion: Total abdominal elective hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, penicillin, and amoxicillin Complete recovery Laparotomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy with left ureterolysis, ceftriaxone, and metronidazole Complete recovery Ceftriaxone and Metronidazole, subsequent laparotomy, left salpingo-oophorectomy, penicillin, and amoxicillin Complete recovery.


Pelvic actinomycosis masquerading as an acute abdomen from a small bowel perforation. From Oceania, 1 article was published that included 3 clinical cases with the following ages: Upon medical exploration, the affected zone is palpated to detect hard masses, and a gynaecological exam is performed to check for inflammation of the vaginal mucous membrane, yellowish secretion with a bad smell, or some visible damage to the mucous membrane [ 451 ]. India [ 25 ] Pelvic actinomycosis, Actinomyces Ovarian cancer Histopathological report No Total hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy No date of resolution 1 35Chalageri et al.

The following information was analysed: Please cite this article as: The symptoms of pelvic actinomycosis associated with the use of an IUD can imitate symptoms of gynaecological malignant tumours, uterine myoma, or adenomyosis when presenting as a genital mass without fever [ 3 ].

The search yielded a total of studies; actinomicoiss excluded from the title, abstract, and language screening; 96 more were excluded for not being available in full text format and for not meeting the selection criteria when reading the full article. Pelvic actinomycosis mimicking ovarian cancer: Australia [ 12 ] Total cases 3.

Actinomicosis torácica como diagnóstico diferencial de neoplasia: a propósito de un caso

World Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. Postoperative histopathological reports were the most common definitive diagnostic methods.

A systematic review of worldwide cases of pelvic actinomycosis between the years and was performed. The most utilised diagnostic method was histological reporting after surgical interventions, which were invasive in most cases, such as hysterectomy and salpingo-oophorectomy along with antibiotic therapy.


Identification by sequencing of the 16S rRNA segment is another technique actnomicosis offers greater precision. Bilateral cystic teratoma Histopathological report No Laparotomy, bilateral salphingo-oophorectomy, and penicillin Significant improvement 1 47Burlando et al. Antibiotic therapy is the first treatment choice and makes a more invasive surgical management unnecessary.

Guidelines for manuscript submission can be accessed in this website. After a review of the bibliography, several cases similar to ours were found in medical literature, with large pelvic or abdominal wall actinomcosis mimicking malignant processes, which were infections caused by Actinomyces. Laparotomy, hysterectomy, penicillin, and streptomycin Complete recovery. ND Laparotomy, cefotaxime, metronidazole, and penicillin Gradual recovery 1 18Mejia et al.

Pelvic Actinomycosis

Pleural effusion as the major manifestation actknomicosis actinomycosis. The method of diagnosis that was utilised to definitively diagnose patients with actinomycosis was histopathological reporting Table 1. Pelvic actinomycosis presenting as malignant large bowel obstruction: United States [ 47 ] Actinomycotic tubo-ovarian abscess Tubo-ovarian abscess or malignant tumour Histopathological report Yes Type: Bacteriological and clinical aspects of Corynebacterium. Case Reports in Medicine.

Chile [ 55 ]. Mexico [ 58 ].

Cir Esp, 85pp. India [ 24 ].