TITLE

An unusual presentation of amebic liver abscesses

AUTHOR(S)
Broz, Pavel; Jacob, Augustinus L.; Fehr, Jan; Kissel, Christine K.
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/9/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 16, p1755
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of a 47-year-old man manifesting an abdominal pain in the right upper quadrant, mild jaundice, and one-week history of fever. Abdominal computed tomography (CT) and ultrasonography revealed multiple hypodense lesions with rim enhancement in the liver and results of polymerase chain reaction testing for Entamoeba histolytica were positive. The article discusses invasive amebiasis in patients with liver abscesses.
ACCESSION #
55162244

 

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