Published in Women's Health Weekly, October 21st, 2004
F. Sergent and L. Marpeau in the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department at the Charles Nicolle Hospital, Rouen, France, presented three cases that "illustrate the variety of clinical presentations ranging from acute peritonitis to chronic pseudo-tumor."
According to the physicians, "The diagnosis of actinomycosis is rarely made pre-operatively. Bacteriologic culture is seldom helpful and imagery findings are nonspecific. The diagnosis is usually made retrospectively based on histologic examination.
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