Amoebic liver abscess

What is Amoebic liver abscess?

A amoebic liver abscess is a type of liver abscess caused by amebiasis. It is the involvement of liver tissue by trophozoites of the organism Entamoeba Histolytica and of is abscess due to necrosis.

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1) receive second-opinion on the kind of treatments given to me at the moment (what else could be done to expedite the...

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amoebae may not be found in pus or blood

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Hello.Thanks fo r putting your query in HCM. I am Gastroenterologust . I...

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Sir, my wife is suffering from amoebic liver abscess. Allopathy doctors recommend for aspiration using catheter.Though needle aspiration has been...

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Sorry to hear about your wife's illness.
An amoebic liver abscess can completely recover using antibiotics like metronidazole.

How ever if...

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Hello doctor, my 22 year old cousin brother is admitted with amoebic liver abscess in hospital. What are the causes of this abscess? What is the...

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Amoebic liver abscess occurs due to parasitic infection mostly transmitted to liver through improper treatment of...

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