A Rare Localization of Actinomycosis Mimicking Ulcerative Malignancy

Abstract

Actinomycosis is a chronic, suppurative, and granulomatous process caused by Actinomycetes, saprophytic bacteria normally residing in the oral cavity. It can involve any organ, but the cervicofacial disease is the most frequent. Pharyngolayngeal involvement is rare and usually occurs secondary to the oral or cervical disease. There are few cases of primary… (More)
DOI: 10.1155/2013/323210

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