Week 5 Diagnoses and Treatment

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Week 5 Checkpoint: Diagnoses and Treatment 1 Week 5 Diagnoses and Treatment January 23, 2011 Minnie Bryant Hca/240 Natasha Brown
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Week 5 Checkpoint: Diagnoses and Treatment 2 Amebic Dysentry is a disorder in which there is an accumulation of pus located in the liver. This is usually caused by an internal parasite or organism. When dealing with this liver disease there are a few symptoms to look out for. Jaundice, which is something that will make your skin and eyes go yellow is a symptom of Amebic Dysentry. Other symptoms to look out for are chills, a high fever, sweating, diarrhea, loss of appetite, weight loss, abdominal pain, possible joint pain and an all around basic discomfort. Amebic Dysentry is caused by the same micro-organism that causes a variety of intestine infections. This organism is carried through the blood stream to the liver to where the abscess is formed. For starters, the collection of pus is the bodies white blood cells forming to protect the liver. However, it collects too
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2011 for the course HCA 240 taught by Professor Brown during the Spring '11 term at Abant İzzet Baysal University.

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