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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 97-99

A rare bug and recurrent bleed


1 Department of General Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, MAHE Manipal, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, MAHE Manipal, Karnataka, India
3 Department of Pathology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, MAHE Manipal, Karnataka, India
4 Department of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, MAHE Manipal, Karnataka, India
5 Department of Radiodiagnosis, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, MAHE Manipal, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Deepthi Sharma
Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Kasturba Medical College Attavar, Mangalore - 575 001, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/jgid.jgid_137_20

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Isolated pulmonary actinomycosis is a rare entity. Its clinical features and radiological findings are nonspecific, making early diagnosis difficult for clinicians. We report a case of 40-year-old nonsmoker, immunocompetent male without an underlying structural lung disease who presented to us with recurrent hemoptysis and was diagnosed to have Actinomycosis after multiple readmissions.


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