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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 quir├║rgicamente con el diagn├│stico 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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Ameboma of Colon Simulating Colonic Adenocarcinoma

How to cite this article: Singh G, Kumar S. Abstract Amebiasis is common in tropical and developing countries with variable symptoms.

After bowel preparation, the patient complained of severe abdominal pain and developed generalized tenderness and involuntary guarding. Users may download, print and share this work on the Internet for noncommercial purposes only, provided the original work is properly cited, and a link to the original work on http: A mild elevation in C-reactive protein and erythrocyte sedimentation rate were noted.


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There were numerous ulcers in the ascending colon. The contamination way was through contaminated dishes, which are washed with groundwater in the high-prevalence region of Indonesia.

Received Aug 12; Accepted Nov Ileocaecal masses in patients with amoebic liver abscess: Thirteen lymph nodes were isolated and had diameter ranging intestinla 0.

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

Amebomas are found in decreasing order of frequency in the cecum, the appendix, and rectosigmoid colon. Gastroenterol Clin North Am. Hong Kong Med J ; In elderly individual, ameboma can be misdiagnosed as colonic carcinoma.

He also had complaints of moderate-to-high-grade amebomq, with chills and rigors. Sachdev GK, Dhol P. Amoeboma mimicking carcinoma of the caecum: An uncommon case of malignant masquerade at a western medical center. Gathiram V, Jackson TF. Paromomycin in the treatment of mild-to-moderate intestinal amebiasis.

Ameboma – Wikipedia

Distal ileal loops appeared prominent 2. We present a year-old male with intermittent bloody stool and right lower amebmoa pain for about 1 month. World J Gastroenterol ; Gastroenterol Clin North Am ; How to cite this article: Colonic ameboma accompanied by amebic liver abscess may be misdiagnosed as metastatic colon cancer.


Biopsy revealed extensive necrosis and inflammatory cells.

Ameboma of Colon Simulating Colonic Adenocarcinoma

Erect X-ray chest of the patient revealed air under the right dome of diaphragm. Trophozoites can be misdiagnosed as macrophages on routine staining. Hilda Fernandes 1Clement R. In the colonoscopy finding, ulcerative mass with ulceration and mucosal change over the rectum, ascending colon and cecum, Crohn’s disease, carcinoma of the colon, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, tuberculosis, fungal infection, AIDS-associated amebomaa and Kaposi’s sarcoma are considerations of differential diagnosis.

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