A rare case presentation of oral actinomycosis.

  title={A rare case presentation of oral actinomycosis.},
  author={Davood Yadegarynia and Muayad Aghali Merza and Shahnaz Sali and Ali G Firuzkuhi},
  journal={International journal of mycobacteriology},
  volume={2 3},
Actinomycosis is an infectious disease caused by a gram-positive anaerobic or microaerophilic Actinomyces species that causes both chronic suppurative and granulomatous inflammation. The following study reports a 48-year-old Iranian woman presenting with a spontaneous discharging sinus on the hard palate for 8months. The patient has no past medical history of note. Laboratory findings were unremarkable. The diagnosis was based on history and clinical evidence of the lesion confirmed by… CONTINUE READING