Surgery in thoracic actinomycosis.

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BACKGROUND Diagnosis and treatment of thoracic actinomycosis is difficult. In most cases, surgery is performed to rule out lung cancer or to control severe symptoms such as hemoptysis. METHODS 6 patients with a mean age of 42 years underwent pulmonary resection and were given a pathologic diagnosis of thoracic actinomycosis at our institution between 2003… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0218492312439310

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@article{Boudaya2012SurgeryIT, title={Surgery in thoracic actinomycosis.}, author={Mohamed Sadok Boudaya and Han{\`e}ne Smadhi and Adel Marghli and Mlika Mouna and Fatma Charmiti and O. E. Ismail and Tarek Kilani}, journal={Asian cardiovascular & thoracic annals}, year={2012}, volume={20 3}, pages={314-9} }