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Indian Journal of Surgery
Medknow Publications on behalf of Association of Surgeons of India
ISSN: 0972-2068
Vol. 69, No. 3, 2007, pp. 110-112
Bioline Code: is07035
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Indian Journal of Surgery, Vol. 69, No. 3, 2007, pp. 110-112

 en Case Report - Actinomycosis of the small intestine: A rare cause of perforation
Siddiqui, T & Moschos, M

Abstract

Abdominal actinomycosis is extremely rare. We report a case of actinomycosis of the small intestine presenting as a perforation and requiring subsequent laparotomy and small bowel resection. Such a description of actinomycosis has not previously been described in the literature.

Keywords
Actinomycosis, perforation, small bowel

 
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