DOI: 10.1177/23247096231217823 ISSN: 2324-7096

Actinomycotic Sinomaxillary Infection in a COVID-19 Patient: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Amirhossein Moaddabi, Mariangela Cernera, Niccolò Giuseppe Armogida, Parisa Soltani, Gianrico Spagnuolo
  • Safety Research
  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
  • Epidemiology

Individuals with COVID-19 are prone to a variety of infections due to immune dysregulation. The present report presents a case of actinomycotic infection in the maxillary bone and sinus region in a patient with a history of COVID-19. This case report highlights the importance of considering bacterial infections including actinomycosis when encountering destructive lesions resembling more prevalent fungal infections due to different therapeutic medication protocols. In addition, a literature review of the existing reports of similar post-COVID-19 actinomycotic infection is presented.

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