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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This procedure was successful in 18 full recovery Los abscesos fueron solitarios en 25 casos.

Relative contraindications are ascites, very viscous purulent material, multiple small abscesses, and the risk of damaging vital structures, especially those in the left lobe. Currently, a very specific technique which can be used for the diagnosis of ALA as long as the subject has not been treated with amoebacides is the presence of adhesin Gal-GalNac in the serum A diagnosis of pyogenic abscess was initially entertained, due to the absence of epidemiologic risk factors and the negative serology for Entamoeba histolytica.

In the case that we report the percutaneous aspiration was required because of false negative serology for amebiasis and the absence of epidemiologic risk factors. Hospital de la S. Li E, Stanley SL.

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Treatment with metronidazole was initiated with disappearance of fever. In Spain, during the last decade, there has been an increase in the number of autochthonous cases. New concepts of amebic liver abscess derived from hepatic imaging, serodiagnosis and hepatic enzymes in 67 consecutive cases in San Diego.


Immunology of the amebic liver abscess. Amoebic versus pyogenic liver abscess. Sonography in diagnosis and treatment. Microbiological diagnoses and findings from imaging techniques for the 58 patients studied are shown in tables II and III. Jain A, Kar P. Surgery is performed when percutaneous treatment fails, or there are absolute or relative contraindications for guided drainage, associated diseases secondary to surgical treatment, or abscesses with rupture or haemorrhage.

The abdominal pain improved, but the patient remained with high temperature. Medicine Madrid ; 8: See more Access to any published article, in either language, is possible through the Journal web page as well as from Pubmed, Science Direct, and other international databases.

Nevertheless, there are no pathognomonic findings for ALA 2. Some series of patients suffering from ALA have indicated a predilection for middle-aged men, and that it is less common at extreme ages Entamoeba histolytica ; liver abscess; amoebic; immunity humoral; cell-mediated immunity; vaccine.

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. J Hepatol ; A percutaneous drainage was performed on 22 patients. HBs Ag carrier with simultaneous amebic liver absceso and acute hepatitis E. Am J Med ; Rev Esp Enferm Dig ; The radiological findings are those of a liver abscess and consist of a low density collection on CT or a hypoechogenic lesion on ultrasonography, hepaico posterior acustic shadowing and inner echos that mobilize with postural changes.


Amoebic abscesses were larger than 10 cm in diameter in 5 cases 4 single and 1 multipleand larger than 5 cm in a further 7 cases 5 single and 2 multiple. Other types of articles such as reviews, editorials, special articles, clinical reports, and hepatio to the Editor are also published in the Journal.

Tratado de Medicina Interna de Cecil-Loeb, 9. Population-based study of the epidemiology of and the risk factors for pyogenic liver abscess.


absso The classical symptomatology of PLA fever, shivering, and pain in the lower right abdomen with or without hepatomegaly, of subacute presentationoccurs in a small percentage of patients. Services on Demand Article.

Abdominal ultrasonography and computed tomography showed a hypodense hpeatico, 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. All manuscripts are sent to peer-review and handled by the Editor or an Associate Editor from the team.