KEGG   DISEASE: Actinomycosis
Entry
H01325                      Disease                                
Name
Actinomycosis
Description
Actinomycosis is an uncommon chronic granulomatous infection caused by several members of the order Actinomycetales, most notably, Actinomyces israelii. Additional species that are established but less common causes of actinomycosis include A. naeslundii/viscosus complex, A. odontolyticus, A. meyeri and A. gerencseriae.
Category
Infectious disease
Brite
Infectious diseases [BR:br08401]
 Bacterial infections
  Infections caused by actinobacteria
   H01325  Actinomycosis
Human diseases in ICD-11 classification [BR:br08403]
 01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
  Other bacterial diseases
   1C10  Actinomycosis
    H01325  Actinomycosis
Pathogen
Actinomyces israelii
Actinomyces naeslundii
Actinomyces viscosus
Actinomyces odontolyticus
Actinomyces meyeri
Actinomyces gerencseriae
Drug
Tetracycline hydrochloride [DR:D02122]
Doxycycline [DR:D00307]
Doxycycline hyclate [DR:D02129]
Doxycycline calcium [DR:D03903]
Minocycline hydrochloride [DR:D00850]
Demeclocycline hydrochloride [DR:D00290]
Penicillin G potassium [DR:D01053]
Penicillin G sodium [DR:D05408]
Other DBs
ICD-11: 1C10
ICD-10: A42
MeSH: D000196
MedlinePlus: 000599
Reference
  Authors
Yildiz O, Doganay M
  Title
Actinomycoses and Nocardia pulmonary infections.
  Journal
Curr Opin Pulm Med 12:228-34 (2006)
DOI:10.1097/01.mcp.0000219273.57933.48
Reference
  Authors
Vidakovic B, Macan D, Peric B, Spomenka M
  Title
Actinomycosis of the cheek.
  Journal
Srp Arh Celok Lek 142:472-5 (2014)
DOI:10.2298/SARH1408472V
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