Fulminant amebic colitis with lower GI bleed with liver abscess

Dear Editor: Amebiasis is the most important parasitic infection of the gastrointestinal tract caused by Entamoeba histolytica. Fulminant amebic colitis (FAC) is a rare manifestation that develops in only 3% of afflicted patients. Diabetes mellitus and chronic alcoholism are the most frequent diseases in association with FAC. Associated liver abscess is… CONTINUE READING