TITLE

Treatment of Nonamebic (Pyogenic) Liver Abscess∗

AUTHOR(S)
Spellberg, Mitchell A.
PUB. DATE
May 1969
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;May1969, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p410
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with the treatment of nonamebic liver abscess. Factors that attest to the rarity of the disease; Prevention of pyogenic liver abscesses; Pathways by which microorganisms reach the liver.
ACCESSION #
16195793

 

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