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We present a report of a case of retroperitoneal actinomycosis 3 years after appendectomy for a ruptured appendix. Actinomycosis is an unusual infectious disease that occasionally occurs after enteric perforation. The literature is reviewed, and the pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment are discussed.
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