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 A Case of Actinomycosis in a Patient Treated with Chemotherapy Due to Recurrent Pancreatic Cancer 
Authors
 조인래 ; 이승우 ; 송시영 ; 박정엽 ; 한민석 ; 조동후 ; 조중현 
Citation
 Korean Journal of Medicine (대한내과학회지), Vol.85(4) : 401~405, 2013 
Journal Title
 Korean Journal of Medcine (대한내과학회지) 
ISSN
 1738-9364 
Issue Date
2013
Abstract
A 46-year-old male patient with recurrent pancreatic cancer was admitted with a newly developed abdominal mass. The patient had a history of diabetes and underwent total pancreatectomy with partial gastrectomy followed by adjuvant concurrent chemoradiation therapy and palliative chemotherapy. Abdominal CT scan during palliative chemotherapy showed an abdominal wall mass. We performed excisional biopsy for diagnosis. Histological examination revealed actinomycosis of the abdominal wall. The patient was treated with penicillin G. This case showed that actinomycosis can occur in a patient receiving chemotherapy and may mimic cancer recurrence. Therefore, when evaluating a newly developed abdominal mass in patients who are receiving chemotherapy or radiotherapy, the probability of actinomycotic infection must also be considered, especially in patients with a history of surgery and diabetes mellitus.
URI
http://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/88366
DOI
10.3904/kjm.2013.85.4.401
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