Ciencias Médicas. Enero-febrero, ; 19(1): Absceso hepático amebiano, presentación atípica. An atypical presentation of amoebic hepatic abscess. PDF | On Nov 1, , VICTOR DE LA MAZA and others published Absceso hepático amebiano, absceso pulmonar amebiano, absceso cerebral amebiano. AMEBIASIS Y ABSCESO HEPÁTICO AMEBIANO GENERALIDADES TRATAMIENTO Establecer la especie. Tratar E. histolytica a pesar de.

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The antibiotic regimen was changed to imipenem. The amebic liver abscess ALA has a worldwide incidence of 50 amibiqno per year 1. Current concepts in parasitology: 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 Asymptomatic carrier of hepatitis B surface antigen HBsAgwith normal liver profile.

Infection by hepatick parasite Entamoeba histolytica causes amebic dysentery and amebic liver abscess, diseases associated with a high morbidity and mortality.

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Most ALA respond to metronidazole therapy. Sonography in diagnosis and treatment. Rev Esp Enferm Dig ; Gastroenterol Hepatol ; Salto 1R. Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin ; After invasion into the intestinal mucosa, it can disseminate abscseo other organs, predominantly the liver, leading to an amebic abscess.


The complications of ALA are: Ann Hepatixo Med, 32pp. J Clin Microbiol ; Cellular immunity is important for the control of infection and the development of protective immunity after an invasive infection. The case that we describe could be considered an autochthonous case of ALA, related to the increasing number of cases diagnosed in Spain. 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.


Serum tests are usually very helpful in the diagnosis of the disease. SNIP measures contextual citation impact by wighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field. Li E, Stanley SL. The percutaneous aspiration and drainage of ALA is controversial. Amebic liver abscess with bacterial superinfection in a patient with no epidemiologic risk factors.

The Journal is published both in Spanish amiiano English. 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. In developing countries like Vietnam, were infection by Entamoeba histolytica is endemic, the annual incidence of amebic liver abscess is 21 cases perhabitants.

In the case of amebic liver infection, the role of humoral immunity in protection has not been well established hepagico it is important in seroidemiological studies and for diagnostic ammibiano. Surgical treatment should be reserved for instances of rupture of the abscess or coinfection that is not solved with medical treatment 2, The patient was discharged with levofloxacin for six weeks and radiologic studies obtained one month after discontinuation of antibiotic, showed decrease in the size of the abscess.


Continuing navigation will be considered as acceptance of this use. He denied having travelled abroad or any contact with immigrants from developing countries.

Thoracic complications in two cases of amebic abscess of the liver.

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This therapeutic regimen should be followed by a luminar agent like paramomycin for a period of seven days 2. The increase of the number of cases in the absence of epidemiologic risk factors in our country, as derived from the increasing number of cases lately reported, and the present case, lead to consider the existence of autochthonous cases.

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