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Pyogenic liver abscess. A case report with a short review of current concepts of diagnosis and management.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6613483     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of a large pyogenic liver abscess in a 16-year-old boy with appendicitis is presented. The clinical picture, bacteriology and treatment of the disease are discussed on the basis of 397 cases reported in the literature. It is concluded that ultrasound scanning of the liver is essential for early diagnosis and that the treatment of choice is percutaneous needle aspiration in combination with bactericidal antibiotics.
M R Sørensen; N Baekgaard; P Kirkegaard
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta chirurgica Scandinavica     Volume:  149     ISSN:  0001-5482     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Chir Scand     Publication Date:  1983  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-10-28     Completed Date:  1983-10-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7906530     Medline TA:  Acta Chir Scand     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  437-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Appendicitis / complications
Liver Abscess / diagnosis*,  etiology,  surgery

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