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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In the present case, the early determination, in the sixth day of the disease, could be the cause of the initial negative result.

On admission, the temperature was 39ordm; C, his abdomen was tender in the right upper quadrant, with voluntary guarding but negative Murphy and Blumberg signs. Rev Clin Esp ; The sensitivity increases in the second to third week of the infection. It usually inhabits the colon, where it can cause an asymptomatic infection or it can become invasive and cause amebic colitis.

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It is a monthly Journal that publishes a total of 12 issues, which contain these types of articles to different extents. Diagnosis and management abscesp amebiasis. A second blood cultures were sterile.

Entamoeba histolytica ; liver abscess; amoebic; immunity humoral; cell-mediated immunity; vaccine. He denied respiratory symptoms or changes in bowel habit. Amebic liver abscess with bacterial superinfection in a patient with no epidemiologic risk factors.

Serum tests are usually very helpful in the diagnosis of the disease. Surgical treatment should be reserved for instances of rupture of the abscess or coinfection that is not solved with medical treatment 2, The aim of the treatment is to treat invasive liver infection and eradicate colonic colonization.

Full text is only aviable in PDF. Treatment with metronidazole was initiated with disappearance of fever.

Inmunología del absceso hepático amebiano

There was no need for a second percutaneous drainage. Hospital de la S. The treatment of pleuropulmonary amebiasis with metronidazole.

The lack of findings consistent with pyogenic abscess negative gram staining and culture leads to the diagnosis of amebic abscess. Infection by the parasite Entamoeba histolytica causes amebic dysentery and amebic liver abscess, diseases associated with a high morbidity and mortality. Gastroenterol Clin North Am ; There is often leukocytosis and abnormal liver profile.

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Infect Med ; Li E, Stanley SL. Evaluation of a new bicolores latex agglutination test for immunological diagnosis of hepatic amebiasis. The case that we describe could be considered an autochthonous case of ALA, related to the increasing number of cases diagnosed in Spain. Nevertheless, this technique lacks the specificity that was initially believed Jain A, Kar P. A diagnosis of pyogenic abscess was initially entertained, due to the absence of epidemiologic risk factors and the negative serology for Entamoeba histolytica.


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All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. Tratado de Medicina Interna de Cecil-Loeb, 9. This is probably what happened in our case, when the negative serology associated to the absence of epidemiologic risk factors misled to the diagnosis of pyogenic abscess, and subsequently, an early percutaneous drainage was performed.

In developing countries like Vietnam, were infection by Entamoeba histolytica is endemic, the annual incidence of amebic liver abscess is 21 cases perhabitants.