Jun 23, Ramachandran BS, Thomas B, Baby S, Thomas R. Multicentric ameboma of the colon mimicking Crohn’s disease. J Dig Endosc ; Case report: Cecal ameboma as a complication of intestinal amebiasis ameboma del ciego, y que se interviene quirúrgicamente con el diagnóstico inicial de. Ameboma is an abnormal response, probably to prolonged infection and manifesting as a marked granuloma, mimicking colon carcinoma, except in its rapid.

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Invasive amebiasis and ameboma formation presenting as a rectal mass: Support Center Support Center. Indian J Pathol Microbiol.

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Intraoperatively, there was 1. In this case, the initial presentation was intermittent bloody stool with abdominal pain. The patients understand that their names and initials will not be published and due efforts will be made to conceal their identity, but anonymity cannot be guaranteed. Indian J Pathol Microbiol ; The most common sites are the ascending colon and the cecum.

Amoeboma- An interesting case report with an unusual presentation. At places, there were transmural ulcerations. Biopsy provided a diagnosis of ameboma. Declaration of patient consent The authors certify that they have obtained all appropriate patient consent forms.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. He had also been suffering from abdominal pain over the periumbilical area, especially on the right site, for about 1 month. S Afr Med J.


However, suspected secondaries were not seen on the surface of amebomw liver. Retrieved from ” https: Ameboma mimicking carcinoma of the cecum: The therapeutic strategy combined metronidazole for the invasive amebic dysentery and iodoquinol for the luminal infection.

Hilda Fernandes 1Clement R. Singh G, Kumar S. Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences. J Assoc Physicians India. Colonoscopic diagnosis of amebiasis: Abstract Ameboma is a intestijal complication of amebic colitis presenting as a mass of granulation tissue with peripheral fibrosis and a core of inflammation related to amebic chronic infection. Ray G, Iqbal N. Trophozoites of Entamoeba histolytica were better recognized after periodic acid-Schiff staining. Financial support and sponsorship Nil.

A high risk encounter. Pathology of Tropical Diseases. Rashidul Haque, Christopher D. No abnormality was amrboma on per rectal examination. Ameboma is a mass of granulation tissue with peripheral fibrosis and a core of inflammation related to amebic chronic infection usually found in the cecum and ascending colon.

The approximate length of involvement of the colon was 12—13 cm and maximum thickness was 2. Furthermore, tinidazole, ornidazole and nitazoxanide are alternative therapies [ 78 ].

Right colonic mass with hepatic lesion-remember amoeboma? Amoeboma of ascending colon with multiple liver abscesses. A year-old gentleman presented to our hospital in the Department of Medicine with complaints of the right lower quadrant abdominal pain, abdominal inteztinal, and constipation for the past 2 days.


He had been buying and selling merchandise in Indonesia for 18 years.

Ameboma: A Colon Carcinoma-Like Lesion in a Colonoscopy Finding

Adenocarcinomaamebomacolon. Int J Health Allied Sci. J Assoc Physicians India ; After 3 days of treatment the symptoms, including bloody stool and fever, had resolved. Colonoscopy was planned for biopsy.

Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Ileocecal masses in patients with amebic liver abscess: Non neoplastic lesions of the colon. Received Aug 12; Accepted Nov Follow-up stool examinations are inetstinal after completion of the therapy since no regimen is completely effective.

The liver lesion resolved completely after 8 weeks. A final diagnosis of ameboma was made. This article has been cited by 1 Colonoscopic diagnosis of amebiasis: Microscopic examination revealed numerous flask-shaped ulcers in cecal mucosa reaching up to the submucosa.

Adjacent inrestinal fat stranding and haziness were seen with subcentimetric lymph nodes.