[Rib actynomycosis]

An Esp Pediatr. 1983 Apr;18(4):314-6.
[Article in Spanish]


A unusual case of rib actynomycosis, observed several months after surgery for acute appendicitis in a 11 year boy is reported. Surgical excision of the affected segment of rib had to be implemented with lyncomycin in order to obtain the cure. Laboratory data are consistent with the above mentioned diagnosis.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Actinomycosis / diagnosis*
  • Actinomycosis / drug therapy
  • Bone Diseases / diagnosis*
  • Bone Diseases / drug therapy
  • Child
  • Humans
  • Lincomycin / therapeutic use
  • Male
  • Ribs


  • Lincomycin