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Scand J Infect Dis. 2001;33(1):69-70.

Liver abscess caused by Clostridium difficile.

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Department of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, Kyoto University, Japan.

Abstract

We report the first case of an infected cyst and liver abscess caused by Clostridium difficile. It recurred 11 months later, despite therapy with vancomycin and percutaneous drainage. Administration of metronidazole following percutaneous drainage achieved a favorable outcome.

PMID:
11234983
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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