July 2006
Gut;Jul2006, Vol. 55 Issue 7, p1011
Academic Journal
The article discusses the differential diagnosis on the unusual frozen pelvis detected by magnetic resonance imaging on a woman's rectum. Initial findings through transrectal ultrasound revealed inflammatory cells only. The patient underwent laparotomy and defunctioning colostomy to precisely examine the abnormality. The medical operations isolated the Gram positive microaerophilic bacilli, Actinomyces israelii, from perotoneal fluid, and the patient was medicated with high dose penicillin.


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