A nodular, tumour-like focus of proliferative inflammation sometimes developing in chronic amoebiasis, especially in the wall of the colon. ... Synonym: amoebic granuloma. ... Origin: amoeba + G. -oma, tumour ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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(am″e-bo´mә) a tumorlike mass caused by granulomatous reaction in the intestines in amebiasis.
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ameboma, amoeboma 1. A tumorlike mass of the colon caused by a chronic inflammatory reaction to intestinal amebiasis (infection with amebas). 2. A nodular, tumorlike focus of proliferative inflammation sometimes developing in chronic amebiasis; especially, in the wall of the colon.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ă′mē-bō′mă Definitions: 1. A nodular, tumorlike focus of proliferative inflammation sometimes developing in chronic amebiasis, especially in the wall of the colon. Synonyms: amebic granuloma
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An ameboma, also known as an amebic granuloma, is a rare complication of entamoeba histolytica, where in response to the infecting amoeba there is formation of annular colonic granulation, which results in a large local lesion of the bowel. ==Clinical Features== The ameboma may manifest as a right lower quadrant abdominal mass, which may be mistak
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