Int Med Case Rep J 2022 24;15:213-218. Epub 2022 Apr 24.
Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Hawassa University Comprehensive Specialized Hospital, Hawassa, Sidama, Ethiopia.
Background: Actinomycosis is a granulomatous infection produced by filamentous, gram-positive anaerobic bacteria. Due to its rarity, ambiguous symptoms, and resemblance to more frequent disorders, including cancer, Crohn's disease, and tuberculosis, it is a challenging disease to identify preoperatively.
Case Presentation: Our case was a case of a 36-year-old woman from the Oromia region's West Arsi zone, who presented with a 6-month history of snoring, dysphonia, and cough, as well as significant but unquantified weight loss, fatigue, and low-grade and intermittent fever, for which she had visited various health facilities with no noticeable improvements in her symptoms. Read More