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 16 January 2018

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Amebic liver abscess.
A 30-year-old male experienced diarrhea for two weeks with fever of 39 C, nausea, vomiting, malaise and right upper abdominal pain. Physical examination revealed hepatomegaly 6 cm below the right costal margin. CT scan showed a single hypodense mass in the rigth lobe of 7.8 x 5.2 cm, round, with well defined borders. Seroameba titers were positive (1:512). Amebic liver abscess was diagnosed.


Jose M Remes-Troche, Mexico City, Mexico

Amebic liver abscess.

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