CERVICOFACIAL ACTINOMYCOSIS PDF

CERVICOFACIAL ACTINOMYCOSIS PDF

July 10, 2020

A year-old woman with a history of rheumatoid arthritis and on immunosuppressive agents presented with a two month history history of. This infection typically occurs following oral surgery or in patients with poor dental hygiene. Cervicofacial actinomycosis is characterized in the. BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Cervicofacial actinomycosis is uncommon, but without proper treatment it causes extensive tissue destruction. Early diagnosis.

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A year-old ceervicofacial with a history of rheumatoid arthritis and on immunosuppressive agents presented with a two month history history of slowly progressive right facial swelling with recurrent eruptions.

The symptom temporarily responded to short courses of antibiotics, but progressively worsened over time. Physical examination revealed dental caries in the right maxillary molar and a non-tender indurated mass in the right cheek Fig.

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Cervicofacial actinomycosis: still a difficult differential diagnosis

Computed tomography revealed a facial abscess, fistulae and draining sinus tracts. Excision biopsy of the right cheek revealed a central neutrophilic, lobulated abscess with round basophilic masses, a narrow eosinophilic border, and thin basophilic radiating filaments at the periphery with a dense, granular core Fig. HE stain high-power field: A central neutrophilic, lobulated abscess with round basophilic masses arrowheadand thin basophilic radiating filaments at the periphery arrows.

Cervicofacial actinomycosis is caused by Actinomycesa normal inhabitant of the oral cavity. Precipitants for infection include dental caries and mucosal injuries, leading to fistula and abscess formation.

Poor oral hygiene and immunosuppression may be contributing factors. Self-destruction of abscesses and formation of fistulae are observed in chronic stages.

Patients with actinomycosis tend to be misdiagnosed with malignancy or granulomatous disease. Treatment includes prolonged courses of antibiotics and often surgery. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. J Gen Intern Med.

Cervicofacial actinomycosis: still a difficult differential diagnosis

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Actinomyces, facial abscess, formation of fistulae. Open in a separate window. Miller M, Haddad AJ.

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