Pediatric Actinomycosis Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Jan 12, 2016
  • Author: Jorge M Quinonez, MD; Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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DDx

Diagnostic Considerations

Cervical actinomycosis

Bacterial abscess of oral cavity

Neoplasia

Bacterial osteomyelitis of mandible

Thoracic actinomycosis

Tuberculosis

Nocardiosis

Bronchogenic carcinoma

Mesothelioma

Lymphoma

Lung abscess

Histoplasmosis

Blastomycosis

Abdominal actinomycosis

Intestinal tuberculosis

Ameboma

Regional enteritis

Carcinoma of the cecum

CNS actinomycosis

Intracranial neoplasia

Tuberculous meningitis

Chronic meningitis

Histoplasma capsulatum

Cryptococcus neoformans

Blastomyces dermatitidis

Pelvic actinomycosis

Intrapelvic neoplasia

Endometriosis

Differential Diagnoses