Amebiasis

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DDx

Diarrhea or dysentery

  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Giardiasis
  • Shigella, Salmonella, Campylobacter
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Lactase deficiency
  • Cryptosporidiosis, cyclosporiasis
Amebic liver abscess
  • Pyogenic liver abscess
  • Echinococcosis (hydatid disease)
  • Cholecystitis or cholangitis
  • Acute hepatitis
  • Appendicitis
  • Right lower lobe pneumonia
  • Pancreatitis
  • Liver mass, e.g., hepatocellular carcinoma

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Last updated: December 1, 2014