Ileocaecal actinomycosis – a case report


Authors: K. Sutoris 1;  M. Mráček 1;  Z. Rohan 2;  P. Bergmann 1;  J. Šimša 1
Authors‘ workplace: Chirurgická klinika 1. LF UK a TN Praha 4 – Krč, prednosta: doc. MUDr. J. Šimša, PhD. 1;  Oddělení patologie a molekulární medicíny a Národní referenční laboratoř TSE-CJN TN Praha 4 – Krč, primár: Doc. MUDr. R. Matěj, PhD. 2
Published in: Rozhl. Chir., 2013, roč. 92, č. 7, s. 395-399.
Category: Case Report

Overview

Abdominal actinomycosis as an aetiological cause of acute abdomen in immunocompetent patients is considered to be very rare. The authors present a case of a young patient with acute appendicitis in the terrain of specific colitis imitating caecal tumour. Especially nowadays, in the era of globalization, it would be an unnecessary mistake not to think of this aetiological unit when the pain and tenderness in the right hypogastrium with signs of peritonism are expressed.

Key words:
actinomycosis – acute appendicitis – caecal tumour


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