Migrated foreign body liver abscess: illustrative case report, systematic review, and proposed diagnostic algorithm.

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Pyogenic liver abscess is a severe condition and a therapeutic challenge. Treatment failure may be due to an unrecognized ingested foreign body that migrated from the gastrointestinal tract. There has recently been a marked increase in the number of reported cases of this condition, but initial misdiagnosis as cryptogenic liver abscess still occurs in the… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MD.0b013e3181d41c38

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@article{Leggieri2010MigratedFB, title={Migrated foreign body liver abscess: illustrative case report, systematic review, and proposed diagnostic algorithm.}, author={Nicola Leggieri and Pedro Marques-Vidal and Herwig Cerwenka and Alban Denys and Gian Dorta and Vincent M Moutardier and Didier Raoult}, journal={Medicine}, year={2010}, volume={89 2}, pages={85-95} }