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HUMAN CERVICO-FACIAL ACTINOMYCOSIS: Actinomyces in chronic granulomatous disease, epidemiological and clinical comments


In a retrospective investigation performed in the department of Surgical Odontostomatology of Palermo University Polyclinic from 2012 to 2021, the Author examined 10 cases of cervico-facial actinomycosis, taking into consideration age range, gender distribution, predisposing factors and symptoms. In concordance with reports in literature,she found that the disease was perimandibular in 65%; she also report the diagnostic methods and therapeutic approaches used in the study