Abstract. VIASUS PEREZ, Diego F.; PINILLA, Análida E. and LOPEZ, Myriam C.. Immunology of the amebic liver abscess. Rev. salud pública [online]. , vol.6 . PDF | On Nov 1, , VICTOR DE LA MAZA and others published Absceso hepático amebiano, absceso pulmonar amebiano, absceso cerebral amebiano. 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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Most ALA respond to metronidazole therapy. The amebic liver abscess is uncommon in developed countries like Spain, but the incidence is increasing probably due to the migratory movements of the population. A short hepatjco of the pathogenesis, clinical signs, diagnosis and management of the entity is included. He denied having travelled abroad or any contact with immigrants from developing countries.

After invasion into the intestinal mucosa, it can disseminate to other organs, predominantly the liver, leading to an amebic abscess. Manuscripts will be submitted electronically using the following web site: The epidemiology in Spain is unknown.

Diagnosis and management of amebiasis. Amebic liver abscess with bacterial superinfection in hepstico patient with no epidemiologic risk factors. Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin ; The abdominal pain abscesso, but the patient remained with high temperature.

He was admitted to our hospital with a 5-day history hepagico dull and continuous abdominal pain in epigastrium and mesogastrium, sweating, chills and a temperature of up to 39ordm;ordm; C. Full text is only aviable in PDF. Medicine, 61pp. Antibiotic therapy was initiated with piperaciline-tazobactam and a percutaneous drainage was performed.

New concepts of amebic liver abscess derived from hepatic imaging, serodiagnosis and hepatic enzymes in 67 consecutive cases in San Diego. Molecular genetic techniques and new experimental models have increased the knowledge on the pathogenesis of amebiasis. N Engl J Med,pp. Services on Demand Article. Amebiqno tests are usually very helpful in the diagnosis of the disease.


It is a monthly Journal that publishes a total of 12 issues, which contain these types of articles to different extents. In developed countries such as the United States, it is unusual and is most commonly seen in immigrants from and travelers to developing countries 2. 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.

Little, Brown and Company,pp. The antibiotic regimen was changed to imipenem. SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and qualitative measure of the journal’s impact.

Ann Intern Med, 93pp. In the present case, the early determination, in the sixth day of the disease, could be the cause of the initial negative result. Thoracic complications in two cases of amebic abscess of the liver. Evaluation of a new bicolores latex agglutination test for immunological diagnosis of hepatic amebiasis.

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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. The patient remained afebrile for 48 hours with subsequent recurrence of the high temperature.

March – Ammebiano Pages 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 The percutaneous aspiration can cause amebiamo superinfection of the ALA, so it should be avoided in those cases with no indication.

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All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. Complicaciones toracicas en dos casos de absceso hepatico amebiano. The increase of the number of cases in the absence of epidemiologic risk factors in our country, as derived from the qmebiano number of cases lately reported, and the present case, lead to consider the existence of autochthonous cases. This therapeutic regimen should be followed by a luminar agent like paramomycin for a period of seven days 2.


Surgical treatment should be reserved for instances of rupture of the abscess or coinfection that is not solved with medical treatment 2, 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 Two cases of amebic abscess of the liver are described.

HBs Ag carrier with simultaneous amebic liver absceso hepatco acute hepatitis E. Infection by the parasite Entamoeba histolytica causes amebic dysentery and amebic liver abscess, diseases associated with a high morbidity and mortality. 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.

Enfermedades infecciosas de los pulmones. It usually hepatcio the colon, where it can cause an asymptomatic infection or it can become invasive and cause amebic colitis.

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