Actinomycosis is a chronic suppurative granulomatous infection caused by Actinomyces israelli. Primary cutaneous actinomycosis is rare and the diagnosis requires a high index of clinical suspicion. We report one such case of primary cutaneous actinomycosis on the chest wall of a healthy young woman.
|Journal||Dermatology Online Journal|
|Publication status||Published - 01-08-2008|
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