Abdominal Actinomycosis: Evaluation by Computed Tomography

Lucinda A. Harris, Jerome J. DeCosse, Andrew Dannenberg

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Abstract

Actinomycosis causes disease in multiple or Ran systems and involves the abdomen approximately 20% of the time. We report a case of a 48‐yr‐old woman with a LARNE abdominal mass secondary to actinomycosis. The patient demonstrates the clinical and pathologic features of this disease, as well as the role of evaluation by barium examination and computed tomography (CT). A discussion of abdominal actinomycosis is included.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)198-200
Number of pages3
JournalThe American Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume84
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hepatology
  • Gastroenterology

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