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A rare cause of a hepatic abscess: diverticulitis of the ileum.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8446229     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 41-year-old man with a hepatic abscess due to diverticulitis of the ileum is presented. Drainage of the hepatic abscess and antibiotic therapy resulted in complete recovery. The literature on small bowel diverticulitis and its complications is reviewed. Hepatic abscess is a very rare complication. To our knowledge this is the second case to be described in the literature.
Authors:
E F Posthuma; R Bieger; T J Kuypers
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Netherlands journal of medicine     Volume:  42     ISSN:  0300-2977     ISO Abbreviation:  Neth J Med     Publication Date:  1993 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-04-06     Completed Date:  1993-04-06     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0356133     Medline TA:  Neth J Med     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  69-72     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Internal Medicine, Bronovo Hospital, 's-Gravenhage, Netherlands.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Diverticulitis / complications*
Fusobacterium Infections / etiology*
Humans
Ileal Diseases / complications*
Liver Abscess / etiology*
Male

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