intestinal amebiasis


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Related to intestinal amebiasis: amoebic dysentery, amoebiasis, hepatic amebiasis

amebiasis

 [am″e-bi´ah-sis]
infection with amebae, especially Entamoeba histolytica. See illustration.
Generalized life cycle of intestinal amebae. From Mahon and Manuselis, 2000.
amebiasis cu´tis cutaneous manifestation of amebiasis usually manifested as painful ulcers with distinct undermined borders surrounded by erythematous rims, principally seen in patients with active intestinal or hepatic disease.
intestinal amebiasis amebic dysentery.
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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.
Also approved for treating giardiasis, intestinal amebiasis, and amebic liver abscess.
Also approved for giardiasis, intestinal amebiasis, and amebic liver abscess.