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Hepatic abscess resulting from gastric perforation of a foreign object.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2194468     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of a patient with a hepatic abscess secondary to a fish or chicken bone is presented. Of interest is the fact that the abscess resulted from gastrointestinal perforation of the foreign object. A review of the literature of this unusual occurrence along with clues to making the diagnosis are discussed.
K Dugger; T Lebby; M Brus; S Sahgal; J B Leikin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of emergency medicine     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0735-6757     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Emerg Med     Publication Date:  1990 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-08-13     Completed Date:  1990-08-13     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8309942     Medline TA:  Am J Emerg Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  323-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
College of Medicine, University of Illinois, Chicago.
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MeSH Terms
Foreign Bodies*
Liver Abscess / etiology*,  pathology
Middle Aged

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