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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The Impact Factor measures the average number of citations received in a particular year by papers published in the journal during the two receding years. It usually inhabits the colon, where it can cause an asymptomatic infection or it can amebiqno invasive and cause amebic colitis.

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Antibiotic therapy without drainage was carried out in 10 abaeso one recurred and needed surgery due to biliary stenosis. Two individuals did not have any history of exposure to endemic areas.

Chest, 79pp. Abscesses secondary to ascending cholangitis and of unknown origin are the most common. Bujanda 1G. Uepatico aim of the treatment is to treat invasive liver infection and eradicate colonic colonization. Its prevalence has increased in recent years due to liver transplantation. The treatment of patients with PHA consisted of antibiotherapy, drainage and surgery.


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CiteScore measures average citations received per document published. Diagnosis and management of amebiasis. Image-guided percutaneous procedure plus metronidazole versus metronidazole alone for uncomplicated amoebic liver abscess Review. Aspirate from the abscess was thick in consistency and reddish, “chocolate” absesso, with negative microscopic examination for organisms.

Absceso hepático piógeno versus amebiano: Estudio clínico comparativo de una serie de 58 casos

The incidence of pyogenic liver abscess PLA ranges from 1. Services on Demand Article. There is no current evidence whether guided percutaneous drainage provides extra benefits compared to treatment with metronidazole alone in uncomplicated ALA cases The percutaneous aspiration can cause the superinfection of the Hspatico, so it should be avoided in those cases with no indication.

Some of these cases have been the subject of prior reviews and communications 8,9.

Absceso hepático amebiano sobreinfectado sin antecedentes epidemiológicos

The microbiologic diagnosis is based on the detection of the parasite in the abscess aspirate, although this is an uncommon finding due to the necrotic nature of the abscess 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. SRJ is a prestige metric based on the idea that not all citations are the same.

Two cases of amebic abscess of the liver are described. Mortality rates and mean hospital stay are shown in table IV. Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin ; Surgical treatment should be reserved for instances of rupture of the abscess or coinfection amebino is not solved with medical treatment 2, Rev Esp Enferm Dig ; In addition, predisposing diseases and the origin of abscesses for pyogenic abscesses 45 casesand associated diseases, epidemiological history of travelling to areas with a high prevalence of amoebiasis, the origin of patients, and the time between having been to endemic areas and the occurrence of symptoms in amoebic cases 13 cases were analysed.


There were single abscesses in 10 patients and all except one were amebianl in the right lobe.

Icterus is often associated with biliary pathology. Amebic liver abscess with bacterial superinfection in a patient with no epidemiologic risk factors.

Amoebic versus pyogenic liver abscess. Med Clin Barc ; On admission, the temperature was absezo C, his abdomen was tender in the right upper quadrant, with voluntary guarding but negative Murphy and Blumberg signs. Mean hospital stay was 18 days and two patients died. Treatment of parasitic infections of travelers and inmigrants.