amebic liver abscess

amebic liver abscess

the abscess formed in hepatic amebiasis, resulting from liquefaction necrosis caused by entrance of Entamoeba histolytica into the portal circulation.

amebic liver abscess

Parasitology An area of liquefaction necrosis in the liver due to amebic infection. See Amebiasis.
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Diagnosis of amebic liver abscess and amebic colitis by detection of Entamoeba histolytica DNA in blood, urine, and saliva by a real-time PCR assay.
The combined prevalence of amebic colitis and amebic liver abscess is estimated at 40 to 50 million cases annually worldwide, resulting in 40,000 to100,000 deaths every year.
Tindamax(R) is a second-generation 5-nitroimidazole compound and is indicated in the United States for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis, the intestinal infections giardiasis and intestinal amebiasis and amebic liver abscess.
This might be due to the fact that amebic liver abscess is successfully detected and treated (4) before it generate new secondary complication.
Also approved for giardiasis, intestinal amebiasis, and amebic liver abscess.
Tinidazole, an antiprotozoal agent that has been used in other countries for more than 25 years, also received Food and Drug Administration approval for treating giardiasis, intestinal amebiasis, and amebic liver abscess.
Amebic liver abscess in HIV-infected patients, Republic of Korea.
Epidemiology of amebiasis in a region of high incidence of amebic liver abscess in Central Vietnam.
Tindamax, a second-generation 5-nitroimidazole compound, is indicated in the United States for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis, the intestinal infections giardiasis and intestinal amebiasis, and amebic liver abscess.
Abstract: Amebic liver abscess is the most common extraintestinal manifestation of infection with Entamoeba histolytica, and it is associated with significant morbidity and mortality.
0) but excluded amebic liver abscess (ICD-9-CM 006.