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Med Clin North Am. 1989 Jul;73(4):847-58.

Pyogenic and amebic liver abscess.

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Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

Abstract

Amebic liver abscess is more common than pyogenic liver abscess on a global scale. In the United States, pyogenic liver abscess is more frequently seen. The epidemiology, etiology, microbiology, clinical features, natural history, diagnostic studies, and treatment of pyogenic and amebic liver abscess are discussed.

PMID:
2542705
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