Tag: differential diagnosis of actinomycosis

Actinomycosis – Cause, Transmission, Treatment

Definition :             It is a chronic infection manifesting both granulomatous and suppurative features; and usually involves soft tissues and occasionally bone. Types : There are three types: Cervicofacial, Thoracic, Abdominal. Cervicofacial actinomycosis : About 2/3rd of cases are cervicofacial. It involves mandible, overlying soft tissues, parotid gland, tongue and maxillary …