pelvic abscess secondary to an IUD with involvement of the bladder, sigmoid colon, left ureter, liver, and upper abdominal wall," RadioGraphics, vol.
osteomyelitis of mandible or maxilla is diseases of cattle caused by the Gram positive branching filamentous microorganism, Actinomyces bovis (Militerno, 2008).
Sulfur granules are thought to be characteristic of actinomycotic
infection but they reported only in 40% of the cases.
mycetoma is clinically similar to eumycotic mycetoma but is more painful.
pulmonary abscess in an immunosuppressed patient.
Radiological techniques, including CT scan or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), may show findings suggestive of the diagnosis of actinomycotic
mass, in the right clinical setting.
Gram stain showed gram negative bacilli, HPE confirmed presence of suppurative granulomas with central actinomycotic
colonies in one patient.
Histology revealed actinomycotic
organisms associated with an abscess.
mycetomas can be caused by Nocardia brasiliensis, Streptomyces somaliensis, Streptomyces madurae, and Streptomyces pelleteri.
With the exception of specimens from actinomycotic
mycetoma, the isolation of Streptomyces from clinical specimens frequently is considered laboratory contamination (3).
Thomas B et all report two cases of hepatic actinomycotic
abscesses with contrasting features, one featuring an inferior vena cava(IVC) thrombus (Presumed infected) and septic pulmonary emboli.