IP Archives of Cytology and Histopathology Research

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Lubna Rafiqi*, Sangita Keskar

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Pelvic actinomycosis: A diagnostic dilemma

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Author Details : Lubna Rafiqi*, Sangita Keskar

Volume : 5, Issue : 4, Year : 2020

Article Page : 334-336


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Pelvic actinomycosis is a rare infection that is usually insidious. It has varied presentations and is often mistaken for diverticulitis, abscesses, inflammatory bowel disease, and malignant tumors. Such is the associated diagnostic dilemma, correct diagnosis is rarely established before radical surgery. We report a case of pelvic actinomycosis in a 22-year-old female who presented with an abdominal mass.

Keywords: Actinomycosis, Actinomyces, Pelvic, IUD.

How to cite : Rafiqi L, Keskar S , Pelvic actinomycosis: A diagnostic dilemma. IP Arch Cytol Histopathol Res 2020;5(4):334-336

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