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Amoebiasis: a surgeon's view.
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PMID:  7247258     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A small series of patients with amoebiasis presenting to the surgical service in Seychelles is described. The varied nature of the symptomatology indicates that this may be a local pattern of the disease process. The value of specific clinical features and the use of a therapeutic trial for diagnosis is emphasised. The features of common 'Third-World' diseases should be well known to all surgeons wherever they practise in view of the rapidity with which people can now travel from country to country.
J C Nicholls
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England     Volume:  63     ISSN:  0035-8843     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann R Coll Surg Engl     Publication Date:  1981 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-08-10     Completed Date:  1981-08-10     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7506860     Medline TA:  Ann R Coll Surg Engl     Country:  ENGLAND    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  25-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Abdomen, Acute / etiology
Amebiasis / complications,  diagnosis*,  therapy
Emetine / therapeutic use
Liver Abscess, Amebic / diagnosis
Middle Aged
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