Actinomycosis

Bacterial Diseases
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Animals Involved

Mammals

Known Distributions

Worldwide; very rare in people

Probable Means of Spreading

Probably contact; actinomycosis usually disseminates from endogenous human flora

Clinical Manifestations in People

Granulomas, abscesses, skin lesions; chronic bronchopneumonia; abdominal mass that may mimic a tumor; endocarditis; sepsis

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