Peritoneal pseudotumoral actinomycosis: A case report
作者: Rim Ouji Nazek Achour Ines Kasraoui Ons Ghdes & Najla Mnif
刊名: Imaging in Medicine, 2018, Vol.10 (4)
来源数据库: Pulsus Group
关键词: ActinomycosisIntra-abdominal infectionAbdominal pain
原始语种摘要: Abdominal actinomycosis is an uncommon abdominal disease caused by Actinomyces species. It may appear as an abdominal mass and it has a tendency to infiltrate adjacent tissues this is why it is often mistaken for a malignant tumor. We report a case of a man who consulted our institution for abdominal pain and a palpable right upper quadrant mass. Computerized tomography (CT) scan showed intra-peritoneal tissue mass with irregular contours that invades the left colon and infiltrates the abdominal oblique muscles. The biopsy under colonoscopy could not eliminate a malignant tumor. A scanner-guided biopsy confirmed the diagnosis of actinomycosis. The sample revealed the presence of voluminous clumps of rounded basophilic germs, filamentous in appearance. High dose IV penicillin therapy was...
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  • actinomycosis 放线菌病
  • abdominal 腹部的
  • basophilic 适碱的
  • colonoscopy 结肠镜检查
  • infiltrate 渗透
  • penicillin 青霉素
  • quadrant 象限
  • muscles 筋肉
  • complete 实行
  • rounded 舍入