El colon responde de manera monomórfica a una variedad de insultos, lo cual hace difícil distinguir entre la colitis amebiana invasiva y la enfermedad intestinal . Colonic perforation due to invasive amebic colitis during anti-TNF therapy for spondyloarthritisPerfuração do colo por colite amebiana invasiva durante terapia . la colitis amebiana, pero a su vez puede presentarse de for- mas no muy comunes como pueden ser la colitis necroti- zante, el megacolon tóxico, ulceración.
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Infectious colitis refers to inflammation of the colon due to an infective cause, including bacterial, viral, fungal, or parasitic infections. In Western countries, bacterial infection is the most common cause, while in developing countries parasitic infection is much more common.
Pathology Outlines – Amebic colitis
Men and women are affected equally by infectious colitis, and the disease can occur in all ages with incidence increasing with age. Findings on ultrasound include increased symmetrical wall thickening and submucosal echogenicity.
On color Doppler, there may be increased mural flow. Patients with infectious colitis from any cause typically have wall thickening this usually demonstrates homogeneous enhancement.
Low attenuation regions representing edema may be detected within the wall. Other ancillary findings include:.
While there can be considerable overlap, the affecting segment of the portion of the colon, however, may be useful in suggesting a specific organism:. On imaging consider other forms of colitis dependent on the clinical situation, which includes colitis from other causes:.
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