Actinomycosis of the Jaws. 2 Case Reports

Int J Oral Surg. 1985 Apr;14(2):195-9. doi: 10.1016/s0300-9785(85)80092-2.

Abstract

The diagnosis of actinomycosis is not always straightforward. It has been described as a masquerader, and 2 cases are presented which exemplify this. Their mode of presentation and natural history are contrasted.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Actinomycosis / diagnosis*
  • Adult
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Female
  • Gingival Hyperplasia / microbiology
  • Humans
  • Jaw Diseases / microbiology*
  • Male
  • Mandibular Diseases / microbiology
  • Maxillary Diseases / microbiology