Actinomycosis of the tongue: a diagnostic dilemma


Atespare A., Keskin G., Ercin C., Keskin S., Camcioglu A.

JOURNAL OF LARYNGOLOGY AND OTOLOGY, vol.120, no.8, pp.681-683, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 120 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1017/s0022215106001757
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF LARYNGOLOGY AND OTOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.681-683

Abstract

Actinomycotic infections of the cervicofacial region are not uncommon. However, actinomycosis of the tongue is rare. A mass that may mimic both benign and malignant neoplasms can be seen at clinical presentation and may mislead the diagnosis.