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Amebic liver abscess, extensive thrombosis, and patent cardiac foramen ovale.
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PMID:  22017723     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Extensive venous thrombosis is usually seen postmortem in amebic liver abscess because of its dismal prognosis. Herein, we describe amebic liver abscess, whose late diagnosis led to multiple deep thromboses, pulmonary embolism, and right atrial thrombosis, in this patient with patent foramen ovale.
Virginie Prendki; Jérôme Stirnemann; Isabelle Pham; Patricia Poignard; Loïc Le Henaff; Sandrine Houze; Nicolas Sellier; Olivier Fain
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-10-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of travel medicine     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1708-8305     ISO Abbreviation:  J Travel Med     Publication Date:  2011 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-10-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9434456     Medline TA:  J Travel Med     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  427-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2011 International Society of Travel Medicine.
Division of Internal Medicine, Hôpital La Croix Saint-Simon, Paris, France Division of Internal Medicine, Hôpital Jean-Verdier, Bondy, France Department of Cardiology, Hôpital Jean-Verdier, Bondy, France Department of Radiology, Hôpital Jean-Verdier, Bondy, France Department of Parasitology, Hôpital Bichat, Paris, France.
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