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Bacterial liver abscess--a diagnostic problem.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  716627     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Two cases of bacterial liver abscess presented to a hospital during an 18 month period. Both involved male caucasians who had been resident in Zambia for many years. The cases are recorded with a review of the recent literature. The difficulty in diagnosis and importance of adequate surgical drainage are stressed.
G V Gill; J W Kyle
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Medical journal of Zambia     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0047-651X     ISO Abbreviation:  Med J Zambia     Publication Date:    1978 Dec-Jan
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-01-26     Completed Date:  1979-01-26     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0251103     Medline TA:  Med J Zambia     Country:  ZAMBIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  163-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
Diagnosis, Differential
Liver Abscess / diagnosis*,  microbiology,  surgery
Liver Abscess, Amebic / diagnosis
Streptococcal Infections / diagnosis*,  drug therapy
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents

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