J Korean Radiol Soc.  1999 May;40(5):941-945. 10.3348/jkrs.1999.40.5.941.

CT Findings in Abdominal Actinomycosis

Affiliations
  • 1Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Korea.
  • 2Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Hallym University College of Medicine, Korea.

Abstract

Abdominal actinomycosis is a chronic, progressive, suppurative disease with a fa-vorable response tointravenous treatment with penicillin. In many instances, howev-er, its clinical and radiological findings mayoverlap with those of other inflammatory and neoplastic conditions, and the familiarity with the variousradiological features can thus avoid diagnostic delay s. The purpose of this paper is to describe and discuss theCT findings of abdominal actinomycosis.

Keyword

Actinomycosis; Abdomen, infection; Abdomen, CT

MeSH Terms

Actinomycosis*
Penicillins
Recognition (Psychology)
Penicillins
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