Abstract. VIASUS PEREZ, Diego F.; PINILLA, Análida E. and LOPEZ, Myriam C.. Immunology of the amebic liver abscess. Rev. salud pública [online]. , vol.6 . PDF | On Nov 1, , VICTOR DE LA MAZA and others published Absceso hepático amebiano, absceso pulmonar amebiano, absceso cerebral amebiano. 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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Continuing navigation will be considered as acceptance of this use. This therapeutic regimen should be followed by a luminar agent like paramomycin for a period of seven days 2.

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Some of these cases lacked history of exposure and happened in groups at risk or were considered autochthonous, as the case that we report, that developed on the background of hepatitis B surface antigen HBsAg carrier, with no other factors associated.

In the case that we report the percutaneous aspiration was required because of false negative serology for amebiasis and the absence of epidemiologic risk amebino. Subscribe to our Newsletter.

There was no need for a second percutaneous drainage. 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, ameniano subsequently, an early percutaneous drainage was performed. En Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine.

Absceso hepático amebiano sobreinfectado sin antecedentes epidemiológicos

Little, Brown and Company,pp. J Clin Microbiol ; Metronidazole is the drug of choice for the treatment hepaticl ALA and amebic colitis adult dosage of mg orally three times a day for days. You can change the settings or obtain more information by clicking here. The antibiotic regimen was changed to imipenem.


Tratado de Medicina Interna de Cecil-Loeb, 9. New concepts of amebic liver abscess derived from hepatic imaging, serodiagnosis and hepatic enzymes in 67 consecutive cases in San Diego.

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The complications of ALA are: Entamoeba histolytica ; liver abscess; amoebic; immunity humoral; cell-mediated smebiano vaccine.

The diagnosis of ALA was confirmed after identifying motile forms of Entamoeba histolytica in absxeso liver aspirate, with negative culture for bacteria Fig. Its adequate understanding, together with the knowledge on the molecular biology and genetics hepatco the parasite and of the host’s immune mechanisms will allow the development of new diagnostic and therapeutic tools as well as the development of an effective and safe vaccine for eliminating the disease.

Complicaciones toracicas en dos casos de absceso hepatico amebiano. A short review of the pathogenesis, clinical signs, diagnosis and management of the entity is included. He denied having travelled abroad or any contact with immigrants from abscso countries. Spanish pdf Article in xml format Article references How to cite this article Automatic translation Send this article by e-mail. Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin ; The ALA is most common in men and usually locates in the right lobe of the liver.

Chest, 79pp. A short review of the pathogenesis, clinical signs, diagnosis and management of the entity is included.

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.

Inmunología del absceso hepático amebiano

Most ALA respond to metronidazole therapy. There are small series of cases and isolated cases described in the literature The case that we describe amrbiano be considered an autochthonous case of ALA, related to the increasing number of cases diagnosed in Spain.

A second blood cultures were sterile. Current concepts in parasitology: The radiological findings are those of a liver abscess and consist of a low density collection on CT or a hypoechogenic lesion on ultrasonography, with posterior acustic shadowing and inner echos that mobilize with postural changes.


The lack of findings consistent with pyogenic abscess negative gram staining and culture leads abscezo the diagnosis of amebic abscess. 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.

Indications for aspiration of liver abscesses are the need to rule he;atico a pyogenic abscess; bacterial abscesk 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, 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 Chest, 73pp.

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Infectious Clinics of North America ; Li E, Stanley SL. Si continua navegando, consideramos que acepta su uso. In developing countries like Vietnam, were infection by Entamoeba histolytica absceeso endemic, the annual incidence of amebic liver abscess is 21 cases perhabitants.

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 of parasitic infections of travelers and inmigrants. N Engl J Med,pp.