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Amebic liver abscess

MedGen UID:
7366
Concept ID:
C0023886
Disease or Syndrome
Synonyms: Abscess, Amebic Liver; Abscess, Amebic, Hepatic; Abscess, Amoebic Hepatic; Abscess, Amoebic Liver; Abscess, Hepatic, Amebic; Abscess, Liver, Amebic; Abscesses, Amebic Liver; Abscesses, Amoebic Hepatic; Abscesses, Amoebic Liver; Amebiasis, Hepatic; Amebic Liver Abscess; Amebic Liver Abscesses; Amoebiasis, Hepatic; Amoebic Hepatic Abscess; Amoebic Hepatic Abscesses; Amoebic Liver Abscess; Amoebic Liver Abscesses; Hepatic Abscess, Amoebic; Hepatic Abscesses, Amoebic; Hepatic Amebiasis; Hepatic Amoebiasis; Liver Abscess, Amebic; Liver Abscess, Amoebic; Liver Abscesses, Amebic; Liver Abscesses, Amoebic
SNOMED CT: ALA - Amebic liver abscess (75119003); Amebic liver abscess (75119003)

Definition

Single or multiple areas of PUS due to infection by any ameboid protozoa (AMEBIASIS). A common form is caused by the ingestion of ENTAMOEBA HISTOLYTICA. [from MeSH]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVAmebic liver abscess

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Martínez-Castillo M, Pacheco-Yepez J, Flores-Huerta N, Guzmán-Téllez P, Jarillo-Luna RA, Cárdenas-Jaramillo LM, Campos-Rodríguez R, Shibayama M
Front Cell Infect Microbiol 2018;8:209. Epub 2018 Jun 22 doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2018.00209. PMID: 29988403Free PMC Article
Sharma MP, Ahuja V
Indian J Gastroenterol 2001 Mar;20 Suppl 1:C33-6. PMID: 11293176
Weinke T, Scherer W, Neuber U, Trautmann M
Klin Wochenschr 1989 Apr 17;67(8):415-20. doi: 10.1007/BF01725136. PMID: 2657204

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Gupta S, Smith L, Diakiw A
Pediatr Clin North Am 2022 Feb;69(1):79-97. doi: 10.1016/j.pcl.2021.08.003. PMID: 34794678
Zibari GB, Maguire S, Aultman DF, McMillan RW, McDonald JC
Surg Infect (Larchmt) 2000;1(1):15-21. doi: 10.1089/109629600321254. PMID: 12594905
Hughes MA, Petri WA Jr
Infect Dis Clin North Am 2000 Sep;14(3):565-82, viii. doi: 10.1016/s0891-5520(05)70121-5. PMID: 10987110
Fujihara T, Nagai Y, Kubo T, Seki S, Satake K
J Gastroenterol 1996 Oct;31(5):659-63. doi: 10.1007/BF02347613. PMID: 8887031
Finegold SM
Ann Intern Med 1980 Oct;93(4):585-7. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-93-4-585. PMID: 7436193

Diagnosis

Gupta S, Smith L, Diakiw A
Pediatr Clin North Am 2022 Feb;69(1):79-97. doi: 10.1016/j.pcl.2021.08.003. PMID: 34794678
Roediger R, Lisker-Melman M
Gastroenterol Clin North Am 2020 Jun;49(2):361-377. doi: 10.1016/j.gtc.2020.01.013. PMID: 32389368
Salles JM, Moraes LA, Salles MC
Braz J Infect Dis 2003 Apr;7(2):96-110. Epub 2003 Nov 19 doi: 10.1590/s1413-86702003000200002. PMID: 12959680
Hughes MA, Petri WA Jr
Infect Dis Clin North Am 2000 Sep;14(3):565-82, viii. doi: 10.1016/s0891-5520(05)70121-5. PMID: 10987110
Fujihara T, Nagai Y, Kubo T, Seki S, Satake K
J Gastroenterol 1996 Oct;31(5):659-63. doi: 10.1007/BF02347613. PMID: 8887031

Therapy

Gupta S, Smith L, Diakiw A
Pediatr Clin North Am 2022 Feb;69(1):79-97. doi: 10.1016/j.pcl.2021.08.003. PMID: 34794678
Roediger R, Lisker-Melman M
Gastroenterol Clin North Am 2020 Jun;49(2):361-377. doi: 10.1016/j.gtc.2020.01.013. PMID: 32389368
Khim G, Em S, Mo S, Townell N
Br Med Bull 2019 Dec 11;132(1):45-52. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldz032. PMID: 31836890Free PMC Article
Fujihara T, Nagai Y, Kubo T, Seki S, Satake K
J Gastroenterol 1996 Oct;31(5):659-63. doi: 10.1007/BF02347613. PMID: 8887031
Finegold SM
Ann Intern Med 1980 Oct;93(4):585-7. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-93-4-585. PMID: 7436193

Prognosis

Roediger R, Lisker-Melman M
Gastroenterol Clin North Am 2020 Jun;49(2):361-377. doi: 10.1016/j.gtc.2020.01.013. PMID: 32389368
Khim G, Em S, Mo S, Townell N
Br Med Bull 2019 Dec 11;132(1):45-52. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldz032. PMID: 31836890Free PMC Article
Salles JM, Moraes LA, Salles MC
Braz J Infect Dis 2003 Apr;7(2):96-110. Epub 2003 Nov 19 doi: 10.1590/s1413-86702003000200002. PMID: 12959680
Hughes MA, Petri WA Jr
Infect Dis Clin North Am 2000 Sep;14(3):565-82, viii. doi: 10.1016/s0891-5520(05)70121-5. PMID: 10987110
Fujihara T, Nagai Y, Kubo T, Seki S, Satake K
J Gastroenterol 1996 Oct;31(5):659-63. doi: 10.1007/BF02347613. PMID: 8887031

Clinical prediction guides

Nasrallah J, Akhoundi M, Haouchine D, Marteau A, Mantelet S, Wind P, Benamouzig R, Bouchaud O, Dhote R, Izri A
J Infect Public Health 2022 Oct;15(10):1134-1141. Epub 2022 Aug 30 doi: 10.1016/j.jiph.2022.08.013. PMID: 36155852
Kim E, Park DH, Kim KJ, Kim TO, Park SH, Park J, Choi JH, Lee J, Park YE, Oh EH, Hwang JS, Heo NY
Korean J Gastroenterol 2020 Jul 25;76(1):28-36. doi: 10.4166/kjg.2020.76.1.28. PMID: 32703917
Priyadarshi RN, Kumar P, Kumar R, Anand U, Shyama
Abdom Radiol (NY) 2020 Mar;45(3):652-660. doi: 10.1007/s00261-020-02409-6. PMID: 31955219
González-Alcaide G, Peris J, Ramos JM
World J Gastroenterol 2017 Jan 14;23(2):357-365. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i2.357. PMID: 28127209Free PMC Article
Cooper CJ, Fleming R, Boman DA, Zuckerman MJ
South Med J 2015 Nov;108(11):676-81. doi: 10.14423/SMJ.0000000000000370. PMID: 26539949

Recent systematic reviews

Gupta P, Singh KK, Balodhi A, Jain K, Deeba F, Salam N
Acta Parasitol 2022 Jun;67(2):947-961. Epub 2022 Apr 11 doi: 10.1007/s11686-022-00547-z. PMID: 35404011
Kumar R, Ranjan A, Narayan R, Priyadarshi RN, Anand U, Shalimar
Indian J Gastroenterol 2019 Dec;38(6):498-508. Epub 2020 Jan 21 doi: 10.1007/s12664-019-01004-y. PMID: 31965537
Koirala KD, Chappuis F, Verdonck K, Rijal S, Boelaert M
Indian J Med Res 2018 Oct;148(4):385-395. doi: 10.4103/ijmr.IJMR_505_18. PMID: 30666001Free PMC Article
Lee KC, Lu CC, Hu WH, Lin SE, Chen HH
Int J Colorectal Dis 2015 Jan;30(1):31-41. Epub 2014 Oct 28 doi: 10.1007/s00384-014-2040-6. PMID: 25346004
Chavez-Tapia NC, Hernandez-Calleros J, Tellez-Avila FI, Torre A, Uribe M
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2009 Jan 21;(1):CD004886. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD004886.pub2. PMID: 19160244

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