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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Treatment with metronidazole was initiated with disappearance of fever. Asymptomatic carrier of hepatitis B surface antigen HBsAgwith normal liver profile. He was admitted to our hospital with a 5-day history of dull and continuous abdominal pain in epigastrium and mesogastrium, sweating, chills and a temperature of up to 39ordm;ordm; C. The lack of findings consistent with pyogenic abscess negative gram staining and culture leads to the diagnosis of amebic abscess.

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Current concepts in parasitology: In the present case, the early determination, in the sixth day of the disease, could be the cause of the initial negative result. This therapeutic regimen should be followed by a luminar agent like paramomycin for a period of seven days 2.

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Rev Esp Enferm Dig ; The complications of ALA are: Subscribe to our Newsletter. Entamoeba histolytica ; liver abscess; amoebic; immunity humoral; cell-mediated immunity; vaccine. CiteScore measures average citations received per document published. 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.


Chest, 73 amiibiano, pp. Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin ; Metronidazole is the drug of choice for the treatment of ALA and amebic colitis adult dosage of mg orally three times a day for days. Indications for aspiration of liver abscesses are the need to rule out a pyogenic abscess; bacterial coinfection of ALA, large abscesses with a diameter of more than 5 cm, the prevention of rupture of left-lobe abscesses, the failure to respond clinically to drug therapy within 5 to 7 days and the threat of imminent rupture 2,15, Gepatico E, Stanley SL.

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Two cases of amebic abscess of the liver are described. Nevertheless, there are no pathognomonic findings for ALA 2. Amebic liver abscess with bacterial superinfection in a patient with no epidemiologic risk factors. Gastroenterol Hepatol ; The percutaneous aspiration can cause the superinfection of the ALA, so it should be avoided in those cases with no indication. The abdominal pain improved, but the patient remained with high temperature. In the case of amebic liver infection, the role of humoral immunity in protection has not been well established but it is important in seroidemiological studies and for diagnostic methods.

A second blood cultures were sterile. Med Clin Barc ; Immunology of the amebic liver abscess. Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre.

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Therefore, the submission of manuscripts written in either Spanish or English is welcome. Treatment of parasitic infections of travelers and inmigrants. 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. Si continua navegando, consideramos que acepta su uso. The ALA is most common in men and usually locates in the right lobe of the liver.


Tratado de Medicina Interna de Cecil-Loeb, 9. It would be convenient to design epidemiologic studies to know the real prevalence of heptico in Spain. 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 A short review of the pathogenesis, clinical signs, diagnosis and management of the entity is included.

Serum 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. Med Clin ; The Journal is published both in Spanish and English. Ind J Gastroenterol ; There are small series of cases and isolated cases described in the literature The treatment of pleuropulmonary amebiasis with metronidazole. The possibility of ALA should be entertained even in the absence of history of exposure, and serology should be repeated in suspected cases with an hepaitco negative result.

Antibiotic therapy was initiated with piperaciline-tazobactam and a percutaneous drainage was performed.