Scalp actinomycosis presenting as soft tissue tumour: A case report with literature review

@inproceedings{Akhtar2015ScalpAP,
  title={Scalp actinomycosis presenting as soft tissue tumour: A case report with literature review},
  author={Murtaza Ali Akhtar and Manish P. Zade and Pawan Laxmanra Shahane and Akshay P. Bangde and Sagar M. Soitkar},
  booktitle={International journal of surgery case reports},
  year={2015}
}
INTRODUCTION Actinomycosis is a rare subacute or chronic bacterial infection caused by Gram positive, anaerobic or microaerophilic bacilli. It is characterized by suppuration, abscess formation, tissue fibrosis, draining sinuses & rarely as a soft tissue mass mimicking a tumor. CASE REPORT A 16 year old boy sustained a trauma over right forehead & wound after which patient presented with swelling over right forehead which was excised and was histopathologically reported as angiomatous lesion… CONTINUE READING
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