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Tuberculous abscess of the liver. A case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6845110     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Tuberculous abscess of the liver is rare. A case is reported and the southern African literature briefly reviewed. The clinical similarities to amoebic and pyogenic liver abscesses and primary or secondary neoplasms of the liver are emphasized. Laboratory tests and hepatic scintiscans may not assist in differentiating between these conditions.
A R Essop; I Segal; J Posen; N Noormohamed
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde     Volume:  63     ISSN:  0256-9574     ISO Abbreviation:  S. Afr. Med. J.     Publication Date:  1983 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-06-23     Completed Date:  1983-06-23     Revised Date:  2014-09-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404520     Medline TA:  S Afr Med J     Country:  SOUTH AFRICA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  825-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Liver / pathology
Liver Abscess / complications*
Tuberculosis, Hepatic / complications*,  pathology

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