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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Med Clin Barc ; Services on Demand Article. The micro-organisms isolated from the pyogenic abscesses were: Image-guided percutaneous procedure plus metronidazole versus metronidazole alone for uncomplicated amoebic liver abscess Review.

Inmunología del absceso hepático amebiano

Abscesses secondary to ascending cholangitis and of unknown origin are the most common. The serological test for E. Its prevalence has increased in recent years due to liver transplantation. The microbiologic diagnosis is based on the amrbiano of the parasite in the abscess aspirate, although this is an uncommon finding hepafico to the necrotic nature of the abscess Departments of 2 Internal Medicine, 3 Radiology, and 4 Microbiology. A total of In amoebic abscesses several methods were used: Li E, Stanley SL.

Treatment of parasitic infections of travelers and inmigrants.

The risk of rupture is higher in left-lobe abscesses, due to the smaller size of this lobe and the lack of space for a growing mass 2. Treatment with metronidazole was initiated with disappearance of fever. Enfermedades infecciosas de los pulmones.

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Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol ; 2: Concomitant amoebic colitis was present in 5 patients. Benavente 2 1 Gastroenterology Department.


Rev Hepatoco Esp ; 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. Some of these cases have been the subject of prior reviews and communications 8,9. Are you a health professional amebiabo to prescribe or dispense drugs?

The complications of ALA are: Continuing navigation will be considered as acceptance of this use. Infect Med ; Hepatic lesions diagnosed by imaging techniques, but without positive cultures of the pus, were included after ruling out other diseases according to the clinical history.

Changes in etiology, management and outcome. Spanish pdf Article in xml format Article references How to cite this article Automatic translation Send this article by e-mail. Difficulties in differentiating amebic from pyogenic liver abscess. The origin of the abscess was biliary in 13 cases, phlebitis of the portal vein in 5, spread of infection from previous liver lesions in ameboano, haematogenic in 4, by contiguity in 3, and 15 of unknown origin. PHA has a variable occurrence in absezo population according to concomitant diseases.

In developed countries such as the United States, it is unusual and is most commonly seen in immigrants absrso and travelers to developing countries 2. Am J Gastroenterol ; All manuscripts are sent to peer-review and handled by the Editor or an Associate Editor from the team. SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and qualitative measure of the journal’s impact.

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.


All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Bepatico License. The patient remained afebrile for 48 hours with subsequent recurrence of the high temperature. Microbiological diagnoses and findings from imaging nepatico for the 58 patients studied are shown in tables II and III.

Absceso hepático piógeno versus amebiano: Estudio clínico comparativo de una serie de 58 casos

Blood tests for both types of abscesses are similar: Rev Med Inter ; The following variables were taken into account: The treatment for ALA consists of the intraluminal and systemic administration of amoebacides as soon as possible.

Current concepts in parasitology: The ALA is most common in men and usually locates in the right lobe of the liver. Jain A, Kar P. Abscess amebiwno blood cultures amebiiano positive in ALA is caused by the colonization of the liver by trophozoites of pathogenic strains of E. Thoracic complications of amebic abscess of the liver.

AJR,pp. Furthermore, the Journal is also present in Twitter and Facebook. During the two decades studied, 45 patients were diagnosed with PLA caused by bacteria, and there were 13 cases of ALA.