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Liver abscess caused by Clostridium bifermentans following blunt abdominal trauma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2745689     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of hepatic abscess and subsequent septicemia caused by Clostridium bifermentans is described. The abscess manifested itself on the third day after blunt trauma to the torso. The patient had nausea, vomiting, fever, evidence of hepatic dysfunction, and subphrenic gas. This case illustrates the association of hepatic abscess and blunt trauma to the torso.
S Nachman; A Kaul; K I Li; M S Slim; J A San Filippo; K Van Horn
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical microbiology     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0095-1137     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Clin. Microbiol.     Publication Date:  1989 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-08-23     Completed Date:  1989-08-23     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505564     Medline TA:  J Clin Microbiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1137-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Westchester County Medical Center, New York Medical College, Valhalla 10595.
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MeSH Terms
Abdominal Injuries / complications*
Accidents, Traffic
Clostridium / isolation & purification
Clostridium Infections / etiology*
Liver Abscess / etiology*
Sepsis / etiology*
Wounds, Nonpenetrating / complications*

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