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Actinomycosis is a rare, chronic, and slowly progressive granulomatous disease caused by filamentous Gram positive anaerobic bacteria from the Actinomycetaceae family (genus Actinomyces). The disease is characterised by the formation of painful abscesses in the mouth, lungs,breast or gastrointestinal tract. Discover the latest research on actinomycosis here.

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Annals of Coloproctology

Abdominopelvic Actinomycosis Mimicking Peritoneal Carcinomatosis: A Case Report

Annals of ColoproctologyFebruary 15, 2020
Sungjin KimJae Hwang Kim
Respirology Case Reports

Antibiotic-induced reduction of abnormal lung shadow in pulmonary nodular lymphoid hyperplasia

Respirology Case ReportsFebruary 12, 2020
Akari TaninoTakeshi Isobe
Molecules : a Journal of Synthetic Chemistry and Natural Product Chemistry

Antimicrobial and Antioxidant Properties of Four Lycopus Taxa and an Interaction Study of Their Major Compounds

Molecules : a Journal of Synthetic Chemistry and Natural Product ChemistryApril 5, 2020
Eva TrajčíkováSilvia Bittner Fialová
Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine : Official Journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine

Pelvic Actinomycosis in a Pregnant Woman Misdiagnosed as Placental Implantation

Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine : Official Journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in MedicineMarch 27, 2020
Shiyin HuXiaodong Zhang
NPJ Biofilms and Microbiomes

Metagenomic analysis of bacterial species in tongue microbiome of current and never smokers

NPJ Biofilms and MicrobiomesMarch 15, 2020
Noriaki SatoYasushi Okuno
International Journal of Dermatology

Cervicofacial actinomycosis

International Journal of DermatologyMarch 13, 2020
Katrice M KaranfilianRobert A Schwartz
The Pan African Medical Journal

Uncommon signs of mycetoma

The Pan African Medical JournalMarch 11, 2020
Edith-Sophie Bayonne Kombo

Notes on the cheek region of the Late Jurassic theropod dinosaur Allosaurus

PeerJFebruary 21, 2020
Serjoscha W EversOliver W M Rauhut
Journal of Clinical Medicine

Prevalence of Bacteria of Genus Actinomyces in Persistent Extraradicular Lesions-Systematic Review

Journal of Clinical MedicineFebruary 13, 2020
Mario DioguardiGiuseppe Troiano

Actinomycosis of the Tongue: A Case Report and Review of Literature

AntibioticsMarch 20, 2020
Fiorella D'AmoreElena M Varoni
Journal of Dental Research

Insights Obtained by Culturing Saccharibacteria With Their Bacterial Hosts

Journal of Dental ResearchFebruary 21, 2020
B BorF E Dewhirst
New Microbes and New Infections

Actinomycetoma caused by Gordonia westfalica : first reported case of human infection

New Microbes and New InfectionsMarch 21, 2020
R GueneauR Blaizot

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