La actinomicosis es una infección poco común causada por bacterias del género . Schalper K, Piérart C. Análisis de la presencia de actinomicosis pélvica en. Download Citation on ResearchGate | ACTINOMICOSIS GINECOLOGICA | Actinomycosis is an infectious disease. It may lead to sequels and may cause death. Antecedentes: La actinomicosis de pared abdominal es un cuadro clínico poco frecuente, aso .. Jabib A, Ferreiro J, Chappe M, Albini M. Actinomicosis pélvica.

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Laparotomy, penicillin, and amoxicillin Complete recovery.

Actinomycotic pelvic abscess secondary to an IUD with involvement of the bladder, sigmoid colon, left ureter, liver, and upper abdominal wall. Rev Chil Obstet Ginecol ; Thoracic actinomycosis with mainly pleural involvement. Percutaneous drainage and prolonged antibiotic therapy No date of resolution. Turkey [ 38 ].

Pelvic actinomycosis is considered to be a rare and pepvica disease, although the use of IUDs can promote its appearance. Actinomycosis in 13 patients with IUDs and in 2 without contraceptive methods.

Vaginal cultures, with endometrial aspiration and peritoneal culture also come back negative, finding only slow and scarce growth of Peptostreptococcus species in peritoneal fluid sensitive to penicillin and amoxicillin. A total of 63 studies including 86 case reports of pelvic actinomycosis, along with 8 cross-sectional studies of reports examining populations for cases of Microorganisms Similar to Actinomyces MSAwere included for this review Figure 1.


Japan [ 18 ] Pelvic actinomycosis Ovarian malignancy Gomori methenamine staining histopathology No Hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy No date of resolution 1 74Ikeda and Kato Japan [ 19 ] Puncture pyometra caused by Actinomyces Puncture pyometra Microscopic examination, Gram staining of the uterus and intraperitoneal pus, and culture No Emergency abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, cefmetazole, and meropenem No date of resolution 1 86Hagiya Japan [ 20 ] Inflammation caused by MSA Acute peritonitis due to perforated viscera Histopathological report of the abdominal wall Yes 20 years Type: Turkey [ 37 ].

The youngest cases 18 years are acctinomicosis in the European and American continents, and the oldest case 86 years is found in the Asian continent. Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases. Exploratory laparotomy, unilateral oophorectomy, and penicillin Complete recovery. Actinomicsois de Medicina Interna CV. Traditionally, pelvic actinomycosis was considered as secondary to an intra-abdominal infection, such as appendicitis.

Clindamycin, actimomicosis, and erythromycin are an alternative in cases of allergy to penicillin [ 45 ]. Computerised axial tomography upon admission. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC.

Colombia [ 51 ]. Actinomycosis is an invasive infection that frequently imitates malignant processes in various anatomical zones. Fourteen articles of 16 clinical cases came from Asia, the age of the patients ranged between 25 and 86 years, and the average age was Singap Med J, 47pp. Actinomyces belong to the phylum Actinobacteria and to the order Actinomycetales.

March – April Pages Laparotomy, bilateral salphingo-oophorectomy, and penicillin Significant improvement. This observation could suggest that, despite the information that is available regarding the relationship between this condition and IUD use, the aetiology of pelvic actinomycosis could be due to other factors.


Other highly reported methods are the Pap test, which is generally reliable, but not unequivocal, as Actinomyces could be confused with similar organisms.

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However, as actinomicosi actinomycosis is an uncommon infection, no epidemiological studies have been conducted to determine its prevalence or incidence. The most common treatments were hysterectomy, laparotomy, and antibiotic therapy. However, because of the nature of the pathology, there is no early diagnosis, because, as has already been mentioned, the presence of symptoms occurs in advanced stages of the disease.

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Pelvic Actinomycosis

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg ; World Journal of Pelvkca Surgery. Anterior superior extension of the density areas of soft parts towards the anterior abdominal wall, with light thickening and hyper enhancement in the right anterior rectum muscle, suggesting secondary involvement Fig. Varios autores actinomicosid administrar penicilina G intravenosa por un mes y luego reemplazarla por penicilina oral por 6 a 12 meses o por amoxicilina 1,4,16, However, cases in nonusers were also reported, despite the well-known relationship between IUD use and pelvic actinomycosis.