Actinomycosis - forgotten disease as a diagnostic challenge
Keywordsactinomycosis, diagnostic difficulties, misdiagnosis, malignancy mimicking tumor
AbstractActinomycosis is neglected, an uncommon disease caused by bacteria. The greatest difficulty in correct and early diagnostics of actinomycosis is the fact that it often mimics other conditions. The difficulties in diagnostic of actinomycosis result in misdiagnosis, lengthening the patient's treatment time, unnecessary surgical treatment and sometimes dangerous complications. Aim of the article: The aim of the article is to familiarize readers with the rarest conditions that have been mistaken for actinomycosis.
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ŁANOWY, Patrycja, ŚLUSARZ, Krystian, PYKA, Weronika, DZINDZIO, Jakub, BICHALSKI, Miłosz, BLASZKOWSKA, Maria, OCZKO-GRZESIK, Barbara & JAROSZEWICZ, Jerzy. Actinomycosis - forgotten disease as a diagnostic challenge. Journal of Education, Health and Sport [online]. 18 May 2019, T. 9, nr 5, s. 256–264. [accessed 24.3.2023].
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