amebic abscess


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amebic abscess

[ə′mē·bik ′ab‚ses]
(medicine)
Liquefactive necrosis of the brain and liver, without suppuration, caused by amebas, usually Entamoeba histolytica.
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of Cases Percentage (%) Amebic Abscesses 20 31.25 Pyogenic abscesses 13 20.31 Simple Hepatic Cyst 12 18.75 Hemangiomas 11 17.18 Hydatid Cyst 8 12.5 TABLE 6: Probable Diagnosis of Malignant Hepatic Masses Studied (Total no.