Disease Information for Amebic abscess (ameboma)/colon

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Clubbing
Clubbing of fingers/toes
Abdominal Mass
Abdominal Pain
Constipation in Elderly
Large bowel symptoms/signs
Left Lower Quadrant Pain in Elderly
Left Lower Quadrant Pain/Tenderness
Right Lower Quadrant Pain/Tenderness
Hepatic Mass
Liver Mass
Palpable Liver/Hepatomegaly
Chronically ill patient/signs
Constitutional symptoms
Enervated/extreme acute fatigue
Fatigue
Fatigue Tiredness Exhaustion
Fever in Immigrants
Malaise
Clinical Presentation & Variations
AIDS with FUO
Presentation/Fever Immigrant Recent Home country visit
Presentation/Fever recent Travel Long visit return
Presentation/Bowel obstruction Infant
AIDS with Fever
Fever and High Sed Rate
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Subacute
Demographics & Risk Factors
Travel, Geographic & Climate Related Factors
Worldwide distribution disorder
Recent Event
Recent/Travel/International 6-18 months ago
Established Disease Population
Patient/Amebiasis/colitis
Population Group
Population/Immigrant population
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Serum specific antibodies increased
Microlab/Serol/Endameba histolytica titer pos
Microlab/Serol/Specific titers present
Microlab/Trophozoites/amebae in stool
Stool Microscopic polys present
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Hematocrit (Lab)
Hemoglobin (Lab)
RBC/Red Blood Count (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
WBC
Globulin, serum (Lab)
Sed Rate/ESR/Sedimentation rate (Lab)
WBC/White Blood Cell Count/Leukocytes (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Colonoscopy/Abnormal
Laparoscopy/Abdominal abnormal
Sigmoidoscopy Abnormal
Pathology
BX/Colon biopsy/abnormal
PATH/PAS positive glycoprotein/tissue specimen
CT Scan
CT Scan/Abdomen Cecum lesion
CT Scan/CTA Abdomen Abnormal
CT Scan/Pelvic abnormal
CT Scan/Pelvic mass/ABD
X-RAY With contrast
BE/Colon polyp (Xray)
BE/Colon stricture
BE/Left colon filling defect (Xray)
BE/Lesion of terminal ileum (Xray)
BE/Mucosal pattern irregular/swollen
BE/Right colon filling defect (Xray)
SBS/Enteroenteric fistula (Xray)
Ultrasound
Ultrasound/Abdomen Abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Abdominal actinomycosis
Abscess, pelvic
Actinomycosis
Adenocarcinoma, colon
Hydatid cyst
Hydatid liver cyst
Peritonitis. acute
Associated Disease & Complications
Ameboma/abscess/colon
Anemia
Constipation
Fistula, Enteroenteric
Hyperglobulinemia
Hypertrophic osteoarthropathy
Intestinal/Bowel Obstruction in Elderly
Intestinal/bowel obstruction
Intestinal/Bowel Obstruction in Children
Large bowel obstruction
Leukocytosis
Obstipation
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Protozoan bowel disease (ex)
AGENT/Protozoan disease (ex)
AGENT/Protozoan/plasmodia (category)
Class
CLASS/Liver/gallbladder/ducts (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Extrinsic Bowel Obstruction
Pathophysiology/Mechanical Bowel Obstruction
Process
PROCESS/Complicating/Specific process disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Infection/Abscess (ex)
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Antibiotic
RX/Emetine (Ipecac extract)
RX/Metronidazol (Flagyl)
RX/Tinidazole (Fasigyn) (Not USA)
SX/Laparotomy
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Surgical resection/removal/biopsy
Definition
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