J. Chase McNeil, Author at Dermatology Advisor

J. Chase McNeil

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Actinomycosis

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Actinomycosis refers to the disease entity caused by any one of the organisms of the genus Actinomyces. These organisms are filamentous gram-positive, facultative anaerobic rods that are frequent commensals of the human gastrointestinal, respiratory, and female genitourinary tract. Are you sure your patient has actinomycosis? What are the…

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