Castillenti T, Conklin C. Actinomycosis: an unusual complication following appendicitis. J Am Osteopath Assoc 1990;90(3):269. doi: 10.7556/jaoa.19188.8.131.529.
Download citation file:
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.
This PDF is available to Subscribers Only
View Article Abstract & Purchase Options