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noun - plural: actinomycoses

  1. disease of cattle that can be transmitted to humans; results from infection with actinomycetes; characterized by hard swellings that exude pus through long sinuses

Alternative definition of the noun actinomycosis

noun

  1. [pathology] An infectious bacterial disease of cattle and swine, sometimes transmitted to man, characterized by the formation of painful abscesses in the mouth, lungs, or gastrointestinal tract.

Phrases with actinomycosis

  1. thoracic actinomycosis
  2. abdominal actinomycosis
  3. cervicofacial actinomycosis

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Google previewNetter Collection of Medical Illustrations: Respiratory System (2011)

by David Kaminsky

Actinomycosis is a chronic suppurative or granulomatous bacterial infection caused by branching, non– spore-forming, gram-positive...

A hallmark of actinomycosis is the tendency to spread through anatomic barriers, including fascial planes ...

Google previewGeneral and Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist (2013)

by Leslie DeLong, Nancy Burkhart

NAM E:Actinomycosis Actinomycosis is a chronic bacterial disease that mani— fests in the formation of an abscess,

Google previewRespiratory Care: Principles and Practice (2015)

by Assistant Director of Respiratory Care Massachusetts General Hospital Associate Professor of Anesthesia Harvard Medical School Editor-In-Chief Respiratory Care Dean R Hess, Neil R Macintyre, William F Galvin

Pulmonary actinomycosis is an indolent disease. Initial symptoms can be similar to TB or lung cancer and include cough,

Google previewContemporary Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - E-Book (2013)

by James R. Hupp, Myron R. Tucker, Edward Ellis

Actinomycosis is a relatively uncommon infection of the hard and soft tissues of the head and neck. Actinomycosis is usually caused by Actinomyces israelii but may also be caused by A. naeslundii, A. viscosus, or other members of this genus .

Google previewQRS for BDS II Year (2014)

by Jyotsna Rao

Actinomycosis Ans. l Actinomycosis is a chronic suppurative disease caused by anaerobic bacteria Actinomycetes...

Pelvic actinomycosis Of all the types, cervicofacial actinomycosis is the commonest form. l Lab diagnosis of actinomycosis 1.

Google previewMicrobes (2012)

Concepts and Applications by Prakash S. Bisen, Mousumi Debnath, G. B. Prasad

Actinomycosis is a chronic suppurative and granulomatous disease of the cervicofacial, thoracic, or abdominal areas. The most common cause of actinomycosis is the organism Actinomyces israelii which infects both man and animals. In cattle ...

Google previewBurket's Oral Medicine (2003)

Diagnosis & Treatment by Martin S. Greenberg, Michael Glick

Actinomycosis is an infectious disease caused by a slender gram-positive rod- shaped bacterium, Actinomyces is raelii, that...

Google previewDail and Hammar's Pulmonary Pathology (2009)

Volume I: Nonneoplastic Lung Disease by Joseph F. Tomashefski

Actinomycosis is a sporadic localized infection of worldwide distribution caused by anaerobic or microaerophilic...

Because actinomycosis is an endogenous disease, it is not included under mycetoma, despite the fact that its etiologic agents ...

Google previewRespiratory Infections (2006)

by Lionel Mandell, Mark Woodhead, Santiago Ewig, Antoni Torres

Actinomycosis is an indolent and slowly progressive infection...

Google previewThe ASCRS Textbook of Colon and Rectal Surgery (2011)

Second Edition by David E. Beck, Patricia L. Roberts, Theodore J. Saclarides, Anthony J. Senagore, Michael J. Stamos, Yosef Nasseri

Actinomycosis is an uncommon, chronic granulomatous disease caused by...

Google previewMolecular Detection of Human Bacterial Pathogens (2011)

by Dongyou Liu

Pathologically, thoracic actinomycosis is a parenchymal infiltrate with involvement of the chest wall often with a rib eroded.“ Due to lack of suspicion of the disease and unfamiliarity with the clinical manifestation, culture for the organisms is ...

Google previewCollected Papers (1922)

by Mayo Clinic

LABORATORY METHODS OF DIAGNOSIS The chief diagnostic finding in actinomycosis is the presence of so-called sulphur bodies in the pus. These are macroscopic and characteristic. W'hile organized bodies in various pathologic ...

Google previewCollected Papers by the Staff of Saint Mary's Hospital, Mayo Clinic (1922)

by Saint Marys Hospital (Rochester, Minn.)

LABORATORY METHODS OF DIAGNOSIS The chief diagnostic finding in actinomycosis is the presence of so-called sulphur bodies in the pus. These are macroscopic and characteristic. While organized bodies in various pathologic ...

Google previewDifferential diagnosis and treatment of disease (1906)

by Augustus Caillé

Pulmonary Actinomycosis is an invasion of the lung by the ray fungus ( Streptothrix actinomyces). The symptoms are those of putrid bronchitis, pulmonary abscess, or chronic tuberculosis, with irregular fever and offensive sputum. An empyema ...

Google previewFerri's Clinical Advisor 2011 (2010)

5 Books in 1, Expert Consult by Fred F. Ferri

BASIC INFORMATION DEFINITION Actinomycosis is an indolent, slowly progressive infection caused by both anaerobic or microaerophilic bacteria that normally colonize the mouth, vagina, and colon. Actinomycosis is characterized by the ...

Google previewDiagnostic Pathology of Infectious Disease (2010)

by Richard L. Kradin

Actinomycosis is a polymicrobial bacterial infection of the orocervicofacial region caused by gram-positive anaerobic or microaerophilic filamentous oral flora of the genus Actinomyces, most commonly Actinomyces israelii.20 Infection follows ...

Google previewOral Medicine & Pathology: A Guide to Diagnosis and Management (2013)

by Saman Warnakulasuriya, WM Tilakaratna

Actinomycosis. Actinomycosis is a slowly progressing chronic infection with granulomatous and suppurative features. Actinomycosis ...

Google preview100 Cases in Clinical Pathology (2014)

by Eamon Shamil, Praful Ravi, Ashish Chandra

Actinomycosis is a chronic and slowly progressive infection caused by branching, anaerobic gram-positive bacteria of the genus Actinomyces, the most common species being Actinomyces israelii. This bacterium is normally present in the oral ...

Google previewBritish Surgical Practice (2013)

Abdominal Emergencies to Autonomic Nervous System by Ernest Rock Carling, J. Paterson Ross

Actinomycosis is the name given to the pathological condition resulting from the growth in animal tissues of a micro-organism known as the actinomyces or ray fungus—so called because mycelial threads can often be seen radiating from the ...

Google previewCOMMUNICABLE DISEASES FOR SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY HEALTH PROMOTION (2011)

by MARTIN AYONG AYIM

ACTINOMYCOSIS (ICD-9 039; lCD-10 A42) Definition and diagnosis of disease Actinomycosis is a chronic bacterial disease, most frequently localized in the jaw, thorax or abdomen. Diagnosis is made through demonstrating the slim, ...

Google previewProcedures in the Office Setting, An Issue of Obstetric and Gynecology Clinics, (2013)

by Tony Ogburn, Betsy Taylor

Pelvic actinomycosis is an exceedingly rare but serious infection.

Google previewInfections of the Head and Neck (2012)

by David Schlossberg

Actinomycosis is a common cause of this form of osteomyelitis of the jaws. Treatment of osteomyelitis of the jaws is complicated by the presence of teeth and persistent exposure to the oral environment. Antibiotic therapy needs to be prolonged ...

Google previewFerri's Clinical Advisor 2014 E-Book (2013)

5 Books in 1 by Fred F. Ferri

DEFINITION Actinomycosis is an indolent, slowly progressive infection caused by anaerobic or microaerophilic bacteria, mostly from the genus Actinomyces, that normally colonize the mouth, vagina, and colon. Actinomycosis is characterized ...

Google previewFerri's Clinical Advisor 2015 (2014)

5 Books in 1 by Fred F. Ferri

DEFINITION Actinomycosis is an indolent, slowly progressive infection caused by anaerobic or microaerophilic bacteria, mostly from the genus Actinomyces, that normally colonize the mouth, vagina, and colon. Actinomycosis is characterized ...

Google previewFerri's Clinical Advisor 2012 (2011)

5 Books in 1, Expert Consult by Fred F. Ferri

Actinomycosis is an indolent, slowly progressive infection caused by both anaerobic or microaerophilic bacteria that normally colonize the mouth, vagina, and colon. Actinomycosis is characterized by the formation of Isolating the bacteria in ...

Google previewMicrobiology with Diseases by Taxonomy (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Actinomycosis is an infectious bacterial disease caused by Actinomyces species such as Actinomyces israelii or A. gerencseriae. It can also be caused by Propionibacterium propionicus, and the condition is likely to be polymicrobial aerobic ...

Google previewSkeletal Imaging (2009)

by John A. M. Taylor, Tudor H. Hughes, Donald L. Resnick

Actinomycosis is a noncontagious, suppurative infection that is caused by anaerobic organisms normally found in the mouth. A B FIGURE 6–66 Poliomyelitis: bone atrophy.86 A, Observe the. CHAPTER 6 Pelvis and Symphysis Pubis 431.

Google previewDiagnosis and Treatment of Voice Disorders (2014)

by John S. Rubin, Robert T. Sataloff, Gwen S. Korovin

Actinomycosis is an anaerobic saprophyte that frequently is part of the normal oral flora. The organism becomes pathogenic under special circumstances. Symptoms of laryngeal involvement include hoarseness, cough, and, ...

Google previewEndodontics (2014)

Principles and Practice by Mahmoud Torabinejad, Richard E. Walton, Ashraf Fouad

Apical actinomycosis is a pathologic entity caused by some Actinomyces species and P. propionicum and is the main example of an extraradicular infection supposedly independent of the intraradicular infection (Figure 3.8). However, there is ...

Google previewTransactions of the Minnesota State Medical Association (1916)

by Minnesota State Medical Association

Actinomycosis is a somewhat rare infection, which is often overlooked, or at least is diagnosed quite late. Actinomycosis is due to an anaerobic organism, which appears in pus or tissue as a small, light-yellow, seed-like body. Under the ...

Google previewNelson Textbook of Pediatrics E-Book (2015)

by Robert M. Kliegman, Bonita M.D. Stanton, Joseph St. Geme, Nina F Schor

Actinomycosis is a chronic, suppurative, scarring inflammatory process. Sites of infection show dense cellular infiltrates and suppuration that form many interconnecting abscesses and sinus tracts. These abscesses and sinus tracts may be ...

Google previewNelson Textbook of Pediatrics (2015)

by Robert M. Kliegman, Bonita Stanton, Joseph St. Geme, Nina Felice Schor, Richard E. Behrman

Actinomycosis is a chronic, suppurative, scarring inflammatory process. Sites of infection show dense cellular infiltrates and suppuration that form many interconnecting abscesses and sinus tracts. These abscesses and sinus tracts may be ...

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