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Disseminated actinomycosis presenting as a testicular mass: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2184251     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Actinomycosis of the testicle is a rare clinical entity. A review of the literature reveals only 7 case reports. Patients require prolonged therapy with antibiotics, usually penicillin. Many patients with less severe forms of the disease improve on antibiotics alone. Surgical intervention is reserved for confirming the diagnosis, treatment of abscesses, excision of sinus tracts and drainage. We report case 8 in the literature and review the previous reports.
Authors:
A N Jani; V Casibang; W A Mufarrij
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of urology     Volume:  143     ISSN:  0022-5347     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Urol.     Publication Date:  1990 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-05-30     Completed Date:  1990-05-30     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376374     Medline TA:  J Urol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1012-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, Prince Georges Hospital Center, Cheverly, Maryland.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Actinomycosis / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery
Adult
Diagnosis, Differential
Humans
Male
Orchiectomy
Testicular Diseases / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery
Testicular Neoplasms / diagnosis*
Testis / pathology

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