Ciencias Médicas. Enero-febrero, ; 19(1): Absceso hepático amebiano, presentación atípica. An atypical presentation of amoebic hepatic abscess. Request PDF on ResearchGate | On Dec 1, , P. Palacián Ruiz and others published Absceso hepático amebiano. El absceso hepático amebiano (AHA) es la manifestación extraintestinal más frecuente de la amebiasis. El AHA es resultado de la invasión de Entamoeba.

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In our series, such diverse treatments are explained by the fact that patients ameibano seen at different points over a long period 20 years. It has also been reported in imunosuppressed patients, HIV patients, patients on corticosteroids or suffering from chronic infections like tuberculosis or syphilis and patients who have undergone post-traumatic splenectomy.

All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. You can change the settings or obtain more information by clicking here. The ALA is uncommon in developed countries like Spain in the absence of an epidemiologic history of exposure, such as travelling to endemic countries, contacting with immigrants from regions of endemicity, or belonging to a risk groups.

To improve our services and products, we use “cookies” own or third parties authorized to show advertising related to client preferences through the analyses of navigation customer behavior. The most commonly used antibiotic combination were third generation cephalosporins with metronidazole, alone or with aminoglycosides 17 casesimipenem or piperacillin-tazobactam 16and aminoglycosides with metronidazole 5.


In the present amebiank, the early determination, in the sixth day of the disease, could be the cause of the initial negative result. PHA has a variable occurrence in the population according to concomitant diseases. In the case ansceso we report the percutaneous aspiration was required because of false negative serology for amebiasis and the absence of epidemiologic risk factors.

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During the two decades studied, 45 patients were diagnosed with PLA caused by bacteria, and there were 13 cases of ALA. It is a monthly Journal that publishes a total of 12 issues, which contain these types of articles to different extents. Thoracic complications in two cases of amebic abscess of the liver. En Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine. A sample of the aspirate was cultured. The risk of rupture is higher in left-lobe abscesses, due to the smaller size of this lobe and the lack of space for a growing mass 2.

Microbiological diagnoses and findings from imaging techniques for the 58 patients studied are shown in tables II and III. In 10 patients, diabetes was considered to be a predisposing condition. Cosme 1E. Los abscesos fueron solitarios en 25 casos. Gastroenterol Hepatol ; 9: J Clin Microbiol ; The average hospital stay of those patients who were treated with percutaneous drainage was shorter than that of those treated with surgery 21 versus 40 days.

A comparison of amebic and pyogenic abscess of the liver. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol ; 2: Ind J Gastroenterol ; Enfermedades infecciosas de los pulmones.


Inmunología del absceso hepático amebiano

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The serological test for E. Rev Med Inter ; Infection by the parasite Entamoeba histolytica causes amebic dysentery and amebic liver abscess, diseases associated with a aebiano morbidity and mortality. A diagnosis of pyogenic abscess was initially entertained, due to the absence of epidemiologic risk factors and the negative serology for Entamoeba histolytica.

Amoebic versus pyogenic liver abscess. Treatment with metronidazole was initiated with disappearance of fever. Service of Digestive Diseases. Spanish pdf Article in xml format Article references How to cite this article Automatic translation Send this article by e-mail.

In 13 patients, where the drainage was not successful, surgery was undertaken. The Journal is published both in Spanish and English.

Descriptive study of 39 cases of hepatic abscess of pyogenic and amebic origin. A case of a HBsAg carrier with simultaneous amebic liver abscess has been reported in an area of endemicity for amebiasis and on the background of hepatitis E infection University of the Basque Country. Features distinguishing amoebic from pyogenic liver abscess: J Pak Med Assoc ; Some series of patients suffering from ALA have indicated a predilection for middle-aged men, and that it is less common at extreme ages