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Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice:
doi: 10.1097/IPC.0b013e3182099f99
Case Reports

Cervicofacial Actinomycosis and Tuberculosis Coinfection in a Patient Presenting With a Neck Mass: A Case Report

Abrashkin, Karen A. MD*; Caplivski, Daniel MD†; Lee, Mikyung MD†

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A patient presented with an enlarged neck mass and was found to have human immunodeficiency virus, disseminated Mycobacterium tuberculosis, and a neck abscess with Actinomyces israelii, Haemophilus aphrophilus, and M. tuberculosis. To our knowledge, this is the first case of cervicofacial lymph node coinfection with Actinomyces and tuberculosis in the English literature.

© 2011 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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