Case Report of Pelvic Actinomycosis Presenting as a Complex Pelvic Mass


Pelvic actinomycosis is a chronic granulomatous infection caused by Grampositive anaerobic bacteria, Actinomycosis israeli, which constitutes 3% of actinomycosis infections. Pelvic actinomycosis is insidious in onset, often presenting as a firm mass that appears fixed to the surrounding tissues, mimicking malignancy. It is also mistaken for other conditions… (More)


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