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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Ameboma – Wikipedia

Amebomas are found in decreasing order of frequency in the cecum, the appendix, and rectosigmoid colon. Approximately 40—50 million of world’s population is estimated to be infected by Entamoeba histolytica E. The ascending colon appeared thickened.

Curr Med Res Opin. He had also been suffering from abdominal pain over the periumbilical area, especially on the right site, for about 1 month. Amebomas occur rarely, resulting from the formation of annular granulation tissue, usually in the cecum and in the ascending colon.


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Staining with PAS or immunoperoxidase and antilectin antibodies aids in the visualization of amoebae. Int J of Gerontol.

Microscopic picture of multicentric amebomashowing trophozoites with ingested RBCs red arrows Click here to view. The sites of ameboma were also compatible with the most common sites of amebic colitis, including the cecum, ascending colon and terminal ileum. The initial presentations are usually obstruction and low gastrointestinal bleeding. Amoeboma of ascending colon with multiple liver abscesses. At places, there were transmural ulcerations.

Ameboma of Colon Simulating Colonic Adenocarcinoma

The best current estimate is that E. Amoeboma of colon mimicking colonic carcinoma. Ameboma, Colon carcinoma-like lesion, Colonoscopy.

Colonic involvement in patients with amoebic liver abscess: Stricturizing ulcerated lesions in b proximal transverse colon black arrowsc splenic flexure of colon black arrows Click here to view. This page was last edited on 16 Juneat Adjacent mesocolonic fat stranding and haziness were seen with subcentimetric lymph nodes.

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: Colonoscopy showed multiple small polyps over the terminal ileum and multiple indurated ulcerations over the rectum and cecum.


Biopsy revealed extensive necrosis and inflammatory cells.

Focal inteestinal of amoeba trophozoites were demonstrated by periodic acid-Schiff stain fig. The contamination way was through contaminated dishes, which are washed with groundwater in the high-prevalence region of Indonesia. Journal of Infection in Developing Countries.

Disease stubs Gastrointestinal tract disorders. N Engl J Med. Ash J, Spitz S. She had full resolution of symptoms. A year-old gentleman presented to our hospital in the Department of Medicine with complaints of the right lower quadrant abdominal pain, abdominal distension, and constipation for the past 2 days.

Focal aggregations of amoeba trophozoites were demonstrated by periodic acid-Schiff stain. According to his statement, the locals clean the dishes with groundwater.

Ileocaecal masses in patients with amoebic liver abscess: 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.