Amebic Liver Abscess- ...Computed tomography of the ...
862
Description

Amebic Liver Abscess- ...Computed tomography of the abdomen performed after the administration of contrast material revealed a ring-enhancing lesion in the liver that was suggestive of an abscess (Panel A). A reddish-brown material was obtained on percutaneous drainage of the abscess (Panel B). Microscopic examination revealed unicellular organisms with pseudopods (Panel C)...A polymerase-chain-reaction assay of stool confirmed infection with Entamoeba histolytica. E. histolytica infections result from the ingestion of amebic cysts... #NEJM #amebic #liver #abscess #clinical #radiology #CT #entamoeba #histolytica
Contributed by

John Kevin Dayao
@kevind
MS1, UC San Diego School of Medicine
Interested in pediatrics and community-based medicine.
https://www.linkedin.com/in/jdayao/
Medical jobs
view all

0 Comments

Related content