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see dysenterydysentery
, inflammation of the intestine characterized by the frequent passage of feces, usually with blood and mucus. The two most common causes of dysentery are infection with a bacillus (see bacteria) of the Shigella group, and infestation by an ameba,
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amebiasis

[‚am·ē′bī·ə·səs]
(medicine)
A parasitic disease of humans caused by the ameba Entamoeba histolytica, characterized by clinical-pathological intestinal manifestations, including an acute dysentery phase. Also known as amebic dysentery.
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Antecedente de salud Frecuencia * Porcentaje Gripe-Catarro 74 56 Diarreas 72 55 Hipertension arterial 70 53 Asma 45 35 Alergias 45 34 Diabetes 45 34 CHK-V 41 31 Cancer 32 24 Obesidad 29 22 Enfermedades Renales 29 22 Infartos Cardiacos 29 22 Amebiasis 28 21 Enfermedades Respiratorias 27 20 Fuente: FEPPAC-EB * n= 133 grupos familiares
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