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Research & Reviews  507 results

Amebiasis and Amebic Liver Abscess in Children.
Pediatric Clinics of North America; Gupta S, Smith L et. al.

Nov 20th, 2021 - Although rare in the developed world, amebiasis continues to be a leading cause of diarrhea and illness in developing nations with crowding, poor sanitation, and lack of clean water supply. Recent immigrants or travelers returning from endemic reg...

Hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm secondary to a cholangitic abscess and its spontaneous th...
BMJ Case Reports; Kaur M, Bhatia H et. al.

Nov 14th, 2021 - Hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm (HAP) is mostly encountered secondary to trauma or iatrogenic causes. HAP associated with cholangitic liver abscess is a rare complication. We present a case of gallstone disease and choledocholithiasis who developed ...

Imaging features of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma mimicking a liver abscess: an analy...
BMC Gastroenterology; Liu M, Chen J et. al.

Nov 14th, 2021 - In rare cases, intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma can present as a pyogenic liver abscess and are often misdiagnosed. This study aimed to analyze the imaging features of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma mimicking a pyogenic liver abscess. The clinical...

Liver abscess after drug-eluting bead chemoembolization in patients with metastatic hep...
The British Journal of Radiology; Ye T, Zhu P et. al.

Nov 12th, 2021 - To investigate the incidence and risk factors for liver abscess formation after treatment with drug-eluting bead chemoembolization (DEB-TACE) in patients with metastatic hepatic tumors (MHT). The current study is a retrospective analysis of the cl...

Amoebic liver abscess in a COVID-19 patient: a case report.
BMC Infectious Diseases; Maricuto AL, Velásquez VL et. al.

Nov 6th, 2021 - Amoebiasis is a parasitic disease caused by Entamoeba histolytica, which affects people living in low- and middle-income countries and has intestinal and extraintestinal manifestations. To date, knowledge on coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) coi...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  5 results

Place of Antibiotics in the Postoperative Acute Lithiasic Cholecystitis

Apr 28th, 2016 - This is a multicentre national, comparative, randomized, uncontrolled, non-inferiority, unblinded (open). Two groups of patients are compared (postoperative antibiotics versus no antibiotics postoperatively) in a ratio (1:1), intention to treat. T...

Prevalence of Colon Cancer in Pyogenic Liver Abscess

Mar 1st, 2016 - Although a proportion of pyogenic liver abscess may originated from colonic mucosal lesions, the prevalence of colonic neoplasm in the patients with pyogenic liver abscess are still not evaluated yet. Thus, our group will find the prevalence of co...

Moxifloxacin Versus Ceftriaxone in the Treatment of Primary Pyogenic Liver Abscess

Dec 2nd, 2015 - This clinical trial compares the use of moxifloxacin versus ceftriaxone in the treatment of primary pyogenic liver abscess. The trial will include nonpregnant adults presenting with primary liver abscess based on clinical diagnosis and computed to...

Intestinal Protozoal Infections and Sexual Transmitted Diseases Among Targeted Cohorts

Feb 3rd, 2009 - HIV-infected persons who are men having sex with men (MSM) are prone to acquire invasive amebiasis. It would cast great threat for public health if the pathogens are spread by way of human to human transmission and food contamination. From 2000 to...

Prognosis of Failure Treatment of Amebic Liver Abscess

Mar 24th, 2008 - Amebic liver abscess is the most frequent extra-intestinal form of the amoebiasis; actually the factors for predicting failure in the medical treatment are not clear. We conducted trial for determining the clinical value of paraclinical factor in ...

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News  3 results

Dropped gallstones disguised as a liver abscess
Syed Kashif Mahmood, MD, J. Walton Tomford, MD et. al.

A 67-year-old retired man presents to his internist with a 3-month history of abdominal discomfort in the right upper quadrant on deep breathing. He has no other abdominal complaints, but he mentions that he underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

Necrotizing Fasciitis Caused by Hypermucoviscous Klebsiella pneumoniae in a Filipino Female in North America

Abstract and Introduction Abstract Necrotizing fasciitis caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae has been described in Southeast Asia, but has only recently begun to emerge in North America. The hypermucoviscous strain of K. pneumoniae is a particularly v...

Reversible Diabetes Mellitus Induced by Use of, and Improved After Discontinuation of, the Antiretroviral Medication Zidovudine

Case Presentation A Chinese man in his 30s visited our outpatient clinic for routine follow-up of HIV infection. He had become infected with HIV about 10 years earlier and had been followed at our outpatient clinic since 7 years prior to the curre...

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