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Ciencias Médicas. Enero-febrero, ; 19(1): Absceso hepático amebiano, presentación atípica. An atypical presentation of amoebic hepatic abscess. Request PDF on ResearchGate | On Dec 1, , P. Palacián Ruiz and others published Absceso hepático amebiano. El absceso hepático amebiano (AHA) es la manifestación extraintestinal más frecuente de la amebiasis. El AHA es resultado de la invasión de Entamoeba.

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Relative contraindications are ascites, very viscous purulent abscdso, multiple small abscesses, and the risk of damaging vital structures, especially those in the left lobe. Antibiotic treatment without drainage is controversial. Immunology of the amebic liver abscess.

Concomitant amoebic colitis was present in 5 patients. Other types of articles such as reviews, editorials, special articles, clinical reports, and letters to the Editor are also published in the Journal.

Manual of clinical problems in pulmonary medicine. Benavente 2 1 Gastroenterology Department. Cosme 1E. Cochrane Database Syst Rev ; 21 1: You can change the settings or obtain more information by clicking here.

Estudio descriptivo de 35 casos. Mean hospital stay was 18 days and two patients died. Some series of patients suffering from ALA have indicated a predilection for middle-aged men, and that it is less common at extreme ages Hughes M, Petri W.



Features distinguishing amoebic from pyogenic liver abscess: There is often leukocytosis and abnormal liver profile. Ann Intern Med, 93pp. J Hepatol ; Icterus is often associated with biliary pathology. The Journal is published both in Spanish and English. The complications of ALA are: Bujanda 1G.

Descriptive study of 39 cases of hepatic abscess of pyogenic and amebic origin. CT-guided percutaneous drainage in association with adequate antibiotic coverage was used in 22 patients Table IV. Rev Esp Enferm Dig ; Most ALA respond to metronidazole therapy. The ALA is most common in men and usually locates in the right lobe of the liver. There were single abscesses in 10 patients and all except one were located in the right lobe. 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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Blood tests for both types of abscesses are similar: He was admitted to our hospital with a 5-day history of amebizno and continuous abdominal pain in epigastrium and mesogastrium, sweating, chills and a temperature of up to 39ordm;ordm; C. It causes foci of necrosis in the liver parenchyma, most of the time leading into a single cavity.


Molecular genetic techniques and new experimental models have increased the knowledge on the pathogenesis of amebiasis. An amoebic aetiology was demonstrated by serology antibody titre against E.

Surg Gynecol Obstr ; PLA occurs mainly in immunosuppressed and diabetic patients, and in individuals suffering from malignant neoplasia. SNIP measures contextual citation impact by wighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field.

Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin ; In our series, the clinical parameters suggesting pyogenic origin were: Cellular immunity is ameiano for the control of infection and the development of protective immunity after an invasive infection.

Differentiation of pyogenic from amebic hepatic abscess. All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License.

Amebic liver abscess with bacterial superinfection in a patient with no epidemiologic risk factors. The clinical features and laboratory data of the two series are shown in table I. Salto 1R.


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