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Amoebiasis
Pathology
  • Invasion of large-bowel mucosa leads to ulceration and often bloody diarrhoea
  • Extra-intestinal invasion causes mainly liver abscesses, and occasionally abscesses of the lung or brain
  • E. histolytica produces cytopathogenic effects on mammalian cells by “toxins”

 

Sequelae of Amoebiasis

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