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CORRESPONDENCE
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 440-442

Caecal amebic colitis mimicking obstructing right sided colonic carcinoma with liver metastases: A rare case


1 Department of Pathology, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Surgery, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra, India

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Vikram Singh
Department of Pathology, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0973-1482.136684

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Intestinal Entamoeba Histolytica infection can lead to colitis, abscess formation, colonic perforation and rarely amoeboma. We report a case of colonic amoebiasis, in which the presenting symptoms and radiological findings closely resembled an obstructing right-sided colonic carcinoma, with liver metastases.

Abstract in Chinese

盲肠阿米巴性结肠炎疑似阻塞性右结肠癌伴肝转移:一个罕见病例 摘要 肠溶组织内阿米巴感染可导致结肠炎,脓肿形成和结肠穿孔,少见阿米巴瘤。我们报告一例结肠阿米巴病,其中临床症状和影像学表现非常接近于阻塞性右半结肠癌伴肝转移。 关键词:阿米巴瘤,结肠癌,溶组织内阿米巴



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