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Table 1 Previous reports of pulmonary actinomycosis in English literatures since 1980

From: Pulmonary actinomycosis during the first decade of 21st century: cases of 94 patients

Author Nation Year No. of patients Main issue
Newsom et al. [12] U.S.A. 1982 7 Diagnosis, appropriate drug therapy, surgical intervention
Jensen et al. [13] Denmark 1989 9 Diagnosis, treatment
Kinnear et al. [14] U.K. 1990 19 Clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment
Kwong et al. [15] Canada 1992 8 CT finding
Hsieh et al. [16] Taiwan 1993 17 Clinical diagnosis, management
Rizzi et al. [8] Italy 1996 13 Surgical consideration
Tastepe et al. [7] Turkey 1998 7 Operation for diagnosis, treatment
Cheon et al. [17] Korea 1998 22 CT finding
Dujneungkunakorn et al. [18] Thailand 1999 16 Diagnosis, treatment
Yew et al. [19] Hong Kong 1999 8 Treatment with imipenem
Baik et al. [20] Korea 1999 25 Diagnosis, treatment
Endo et al. [25] Japan 2002 13 Surgical intervention
Mato et al. [21] Japan 2003 11 Clinical, radiological, pathological finding
Lu et al. [5] Taiwan 2003 14 Surgical resection
Choi et al. [22] Korea 2005 28 Duration of antibiotics
Kolditz et al. [23] Germany 2009 49 Medical management
Song et al. [24] Korea 2010 40 Treatment