Resolution of a Cutaneous Lesion Associated with a Periapical Actinomycosis Following Endodontic Surgery: A Case Report

Farhad, Ajami, Rastegar Khosravi
2012 Shiraz Univ Dent J   unpublished
Actinomycosis is a granulomatous infection of the cervicofacial, thoracic, abdominal and cerebral regions. Cervicofacial actinomycosis usually presents as a palpable mass, which is sometimes painfull and may be associated with a draining sinus tract. Periapical actinomycosis is a cervicofacial form of actinomycosis. Periapical actinomycosis is a persisting periapical lesion that usually do not respond to routine endodontic treatment and persists for a long period of time. In this case report,
more » ... e healing of a cutaneous and periapical lesion associated with acti-nomycosis following routine root canal treatment and periapical surgery is presented.