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Colonic actinomycosis masquerading as perforated colonic carcinoma.
Trop Gastroenterol 2007 Apr-Jun; 28(2):74-5TG

Abstract

A case of Actinomycosis affecting the transverse colon masquerading as an abdominal neoplasm with perforation to abdominal parietal wall is presented. Abdominal actinomycosis lesions may present as a perforated abdominal neoplasm requiring emergency laparotomy. This case report highlights the diagnostic dilemma and the management algorithm for such infections.

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Department of Surgical Disciplines, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.No affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

Case Reports
Journal Article

Language

eng

PubMed ID

18050845

Citation

Saha, Sudipta, et al. "Colonic Actinomycosis Masquerading as Perforated Colonic Carcinoma." Tropical Gastroenterology : Official Journal of the Digestive Diseases Foundation, vol. 28, no. 2, 2007, pp. 74-5.
Saha S, Mukherjee AJ, Agarwal N, et al. Colonic actinomycosis masquerading as perforated colonic carcinoma. Trop Gastroenterol. 2007;28(2):74-5.
Saha, S., Mukherjee, A. J., Agarwal, N., Chumber, S., & Karak, A. K. (2007). Colonic actinomycosis masquerading as perforated colonic carcinoma. Tropical Gastroenterology : Official Journal of the Digestive Diseases Foundation, 28(2), pp. 74-5.
Saha S, et al. Colonic Actinomycosis Masquerading as Perforated Colonic Carcinoma. Trop Gastroenterol. 2007;28(2):74-5. PubMed PMID: 18050845.
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TY - JOUR T1 - Colonic actinomycosis masquerading as perforated colonic carcinoma. AU - Saha,Sudipta, AU - Mukherjee,Aloy Jyoti, AU - Agarwal,Nitin, AU - Chumber,Sunil, AU - Karak,A K, PY - 2007/12/7/pubmed PY - 2008/1/9/medline PY - 2007/12/7/entrez SP - 74 EP - 5 JF - Tropical gastroenterology : official journal of the Digestive Diseases Foundation JO - Trop Gastroenterol VL - 28 IS - 2 N2 - A case of Actinomycosis affecting the transverse colon masquerading as an abdominal neoplasm with perforation to abdominal parietal wall is presented. Abdominal actinomycosis lesions may present as a perforated abdominal neoplasm requiring emergency laparotomy. This case report highlights the diagnostic dilemma and the management algorithm for such infections. SN - 0250-636X UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/18050845/Colonic_actinomycosis_masquerading_as_perforated_colonic_carcinoma_ L2 - http://www.diseaseinfosearch.org/result/414 DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -