Amebic liver abscess
Amebic liver abscess Overview:
Amebic liver abscess is the most common complications of Amebic dysentery, the main clinical manifestations is long-term fever, right upper quadrant or right lower chest pain, hepatomegaly, an increase in white blood cells, and easily lead to chest complications.
Amebic liver abscess Causes:
Amebic liver abscess is caused by Entamoeba histolytica. Some period in the formation of amoebic dysentery, bacillary dysentery occurred after some weeks or months, there are three decades old. When people amebic cyst ingestion contaminated food or drinking water, such as digestion by gastric juice in the intestinal parasite and the large population of release, violation of the formation of colonic mucosal ulcers, commonly found in the cecum or colon, etc.. parasitic amoeba in the colonic mucosa of the parasite, secreted Entamoeba enzyme digestion dissolving small vein wall, the parasite invasive vein, with portal vein blood flow into the liver. protozoa in the intrahepatic part of the survival and breeding, and the dissolved liver tissue abscess formation.