Pelvic actinomycosis: urologic perspective

PURPOSE: Actinomycosis is a chronic granulomatous infection caused by the gram-positive anaerobic bacteria, Actinomyces israelli. This paper reviews the etiology and clinical presentation associated with Actinomycosis that often presents as a pelvic mass that mimics a pelvic malignancy. MATERIALS AN...

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Main Authors: Venkata K. Marella, Omid Hakimian, Gilbert J. Wise, David A. Silver
Format: Article
Published: Sociedade Brasileira de Urologia 2004-10-01
Series:International Brazilian Journal of Urology
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