Amoebic Liver abscess

Amoebic Liver abscess

Q) Not true about amoebic liver abscess
a) Most common liver enzyme elevated is ALT
b) Metronidazole and luminal amebicide needed in all cases
c) In peritonitis due to amoebiasis perforation of colon are less than perforation of liver
d) 5% to 15% of patients with ALA may be resistant to metronidazole


Answer
The cecum is the most common site of amebic colitis, and the right lobe of the liver is more commonly affected because of drainage
of the right portal branch from the right side of the colon. The condition usually starts as diffuse amebic hepatitis; liver cells
undergo liquefactive necrosis,
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