Generalized peritonitis

Hildebrand, H.D.
March 2002
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/5/2002, Vol. 166 Issue 5, p632
Academic Journal
Mentions the case of a four months pregnant 16-year-old girl in Kenya who had abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting. Indication of general peritonitis; Examination of the small bowel revealing a perforated Meckel's diverticulum; Finding of a ascaris roundworm in the diverticulum; Antibiotic and antihelminthic treatment.


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