Actinomycosis: an unusual complication following appendicitis.

  title={Actinomycosis: an unusual complication following appendicitis.},
  author={T A Castillenti and Chris Conklin},
  journal={The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association},
  volume={90 3},
We present a report of a case of retroperitoneal actinomycosis 3 years after appendectomy for a ruptured appendix. Actinomycosis is an unusual infectious disease that occasionally occurs after enteric perforation. The literature is reviewed, and the pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment are discussed. 

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