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          VOLUME 49 / ISSUE 3

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10 - Appendicitis caused by actinomycosis: a case study

Özben Yalçın, Süleyman Özdemir, Uygar Demir, Sinan Ömeroğlu, Fevziye Kabukçuoğlu

Actinomycosis is an uncommon suppurative infection. The Actinomyces species can cause opportunistic infections due to the disruption of the mucosal surface. We report a case initially presented as acute appendicitis and definitely diagnosed as actinomycosis after surgery and short summary of the general knowledge on actinomycosis.

Keywords: Actinomycosis, acute appendicitis

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