Actinomycosis in urachal remnants: A rare cause of pseudotumor

@inproceedings{Chaitra2011ActinomycosisIU,
  title={Actinomycosis in urachal remnants: A rare cause of pseudotumor},
  author={V. Chaitra and T N Rajalakshmi and Suravi Mohanty and N. K. Lahoti and Arun A. George and Jyothi Mariam Idiculla},
  booktitle={Indian journal of urology : IJU : journal of the Urological Society of India},
  year={2011}
}
Actinomycosis is a chronic inflammatory condition caused by Actinomyces israeli, a gram positive anaerobic bacterium. It can have a variety of clinical manifestations and can mimic a malignancy. We present one such case of urachal actinomycosis that mimicked a tumor. A 28-year-old man presented with abdominal pain of 20 days duration. Per abdominal… CONTINUE READING