Gastric perforation of a left lobe amoebic liver abscess.

Abstract

Liver abscess is the most common extra-intestinal manifestation of invasive amoebiasis. Perforation of the abscess is a potential life-threatening complication. We report a case where perforation into the stomach was successfully managed conservatively. The initial diagnosis in this case was made by gastroscopy and biopsy. To our knowledge, only five cases… (More)

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