Definition of Thoracic actinomycosis
1. Noun. A serious form of actinomycosis that affects the chest.
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Literary usage of Thoracic actinomycosis
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1. International Clinics: A Quarterly of Clinical Lectures by Henry W. Cattell (1901)
"To be more specific, intra- thoracic actinomycosis may extend to the spinal ... In not a few cases of pulmonary and thoracic actinomycosis metastasis by way ..."
2. Surgery, Its Principles and Practice by William Williams Keen (1906)
"thoracic actinomycosis is characterized by a cough with more or less profuse, often fetid expectoration; by fever, which is usually present and often the ..."
3. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"Branching, gram-positive filaments seen when a sulphur granule is crushed and stained by Gram's method. Magnification 1300. thoracic actinomycosis. ..."