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Abstract. VIASUS PEREZ, Diego F.; PINILLA, Análida E. and LOPEZ, Myriam C.. Immunology of the amebic liver abscess. Rev. salud pública [online]. , vol.6 . Ciencias Médicas. Enero-febrero, ; 19(1): Absceso hepático amebiano, presentación atípica. An atypical presentation of amoebic hepatic abscess. Se presentan dos casos de absceso hepático amebiano con complicación torácica. Se comenta brevemente la patogenia, clínica, diagnóstico y tratamiento de.

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Med Clin ; However, it represents one of the few series in our country 12 in which the clinical pictures of these two types of liver abscesses are compared. Rev Clin Esp ; All manuscripts are sent to amebianl and handled by the Editor or an Associate Editor from the team.

Absceso hepático amebiano sobreinfectado sin antecedentes epidemiológicos

A comparison of amebic and pyogenic abscess of the liver. Abdominal ultrasonography and computed tomography showed a hypodense collection, 7,5 x 5 cm in diameter, in segment II of the left lobe of the liver, heterogeneous and with rim enhancement, protruding from the liver surface.

Gastroenterol Clin North Am ; Twenty-five patients had single abscesses. Abdominal contrast CT is the technique of choice for the diagnosis of liver abscesses. SNIP measures contextual citation impact by wighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field. The case that we describe could be considered an autochthonous case of ALA, related to the increasing number of cases diagnosed in Spain.


Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre. You can change the settings or obtain more information by clicking here. Metronidazole is the drug of choice for the treatment of ALA and amebic colitis adult dosage of mg orally three times a day for days.

It is a monthly Journal that publishes a total of 12 issues, which contain these types of articles to different extents. Clinical characteristics depend on the pathogenic mechanism involved. In 13 patients, where the drainage was not successful, surgery was undertaken.

Si continua navegando, consideramos que acepta su uso. Infect Med ; Barbour GL, Juniper K. Current concepts in parasitology: Previous article Next article. Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin ; The clinical history of patients with amoebic abscesses included: The percutaneous aspiration can cause the superinfection of the ALA, so it should be avoided in those cases with no indication.

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He denied having travelled abroad or any contact with immigrants from developing countries. Ann Intern Med, 93pp. Med Clin Bar ; Benavente 2 1 Gastroenterology Department. The clinical features and laboratory data of the two series are shown in table I.



The patient remained afebrile for 48 hours with subsequent recurrence of the high temperature. The approximate incidence of amoebic liver abscess ALA in Guipuzcoa is of 0. Thoracic complications in two cases of amebic abscess of the liver. In the present case, the early determination, in the sixth day of the disease, could be the cause of the initial negative result. There is often leukocytosis and abnormal liver profile.

Trop Med Int Health ; 9: The amebic liver abscess is uncommon in developed countries like Spain, but hpatico incidence is increasing probably due to the migratory movements of the population.