Disease Information for Actinomycosis, cervicofacial

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Draining sinus tract/face/jaw
Facial edema/swelling
Head and Neck Soft Tissue Mass
Lateral Neck Mass
Lump in Cervical Area
Mass/jaw/reddened/cyanotic/discolored
Neck edema
Neck Mass
Neck/draining sinus tract/Anterior
Unilateral cervical adenopathy
Draining sinus tract/cutaneous
Excess Sweating Children
Hyperhidrosis/Chronic sweating excess
Sweating Excess Perspiration
Draining sinus tract/chin/submental area
Gingival swelling
Gingival Tenderness Localized
Gingival Tenderness Pain
Jaw mass
Jaw Pain
Jaw stiffness
Jaw Swelling
Jaw Swelling Non-parotid
Lock jaw/Spasm Sign
Neck Mass Indurated woody
Parotid swelling
Salivary Gland Enlargement
Sore Gums
Submandibular/lymph gland enlarged
Submaxillary mass
Trismus
Cervical adenopathy
Cervical adenopathy/unilateral
Hard/non-tender cervical lymph node
Chronically ill patient/signs
Fever
Fever Febrile Possible
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Malaise
Sulfur granules/exudate
Lacrimal gland enlarged
Proptosis,unilateral
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Course/Indolent
Onset/insidious
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Dental recent procedures
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Microlab/Branching rods/bacteria
Microlab/Gram positive bacteria
Stool Microscopic polys present
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Hematocrit (Lab)
Hemoglobin (Lab)
RBC/Red Blood Count (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
WBC
WBC/White Blood Cell Count/Leukocytes (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
PATH/Granulomatous tissue/specimen
PATH/Hyphae in tissue
X-RAY
Xray/Jaw/mandible abnormality
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Anemia
Laryngitis, chronic
Associated Disease & Complications
Actinomycosis, cervicofacial
Actinomycosis, thoracic
Brain abscess
Cervical adenitis/abscess
Fistula, oral-facial
Liver abscess
Thyroiditis, pyogenic acute
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Actinobacterium (ex)
AGENT/Fungus (category)
AGENT/Ubiqitous in soil
AGENT/Synergistic infectious agents/pathophysiology
Class
CLASS/Area specific/facial/head/neck (category)
CLASS/Facial area manifestation/disorder (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Complicating/Specific process disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Granulomatous disease (ex)
PROCESS/Granulomatous Disease
Synonyms
Synonym
Actinomycoses Cervicofacial, actinomycosis cervicofacial, Cervicofacial Actinomycoses, cervicofacial actinomycosis, Cervicofacial actinomycosis (disorder), Cervicofacial actinomycotic infection, Lumpy jaw, Synonym/Lumpy jaw
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Antibiotic
RX/Hyperbaric oxygen therapy
RX/Penicillin
RX/Sulfonamides
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Surgery
Definition

A form of ACTINOMYCOSIS characterized by slow-growing inflammatory lesions of the lymph nodes that drain the mouth (lumpy jaw), reddening of the overlying skin, and intraperitoneal abscesses.

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