Hepatic Abscess, and Some Points in the Diagnosis of Multiple Hepatic Abscess *Paper read at Madras Branch of Brit. Medl. Assoc.

Abstract

Hepatic abscess, to us practitioners in India, must always be one of the most interesting diseases, and to the patient one of the most grave, and it is with the view of attempting to use the collective experience and knowledge of the members of this Branch that I have ventured to open this discussion and to produce the notes of only six cases. These six cases, however, seem to me to be of very considerable interest, and help to illustrate the value of the diagnostic points usually brought forward in the elucidation of the one most important problem that every case of hepatic abscess presents. I suppose all here will agree with me that there are clinically two distinct kinds of hepatic abscess, one of which used to pass, in the schools, under the name of single tropical, and the other multiple septic, or dysenteric. Of

Cite this paper

@inproceedings{Giffard2016HepaticAA, title={Hepatic Abscess, and Some Points in the Diagnosis of Multiple Hepatic Abscess *Paper read at Madras Branch of Brit. Medl. Assoc. }, author={Ginette Giffard}, booktitle={The Indian medical gazette}, year={2016} }