Pyogenic liver abscess in children: some observations in the Espírito Santo State, Brazil.

  title={Pyogenic liver abscess in children: some observations in the Esp{\'i}rito Santo State, Brazil.},
  author={Maria Aparecida Nunes Ferreira and Fausto Edmundo Lima Pereira and C A Musso and R V Dettogni},
  journal={Arquivos de gastroenterologia},
  volume={34 1},
Pyogenic liver abscess in children is uncommon in developed countries and there are few reports about the disease in developing countries including Brazil. As pyogenic liver abscesses in children are frequently diagnosed in Vitória (E. Santo State, Brazil), the records of admissions at the Children's Hospital (Hospital Infantil N.S. da Glória) were surveyed. Sixty-five cases of pyogenic liver abscess were observed over a period of three years, from May 1991 through April 1994 (mean of… CONTINUE READING
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