Successful medical management of a Yersinia enterocolitica liver abscess

J. J. Alberti-Flor, L. J. Jeffers, M. Iskandarani, E. R. Schiff

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Abstract

An insulin-dependent diabetic patient with liver abscess secondary to Yersinia enterocolitica without septicemia is described. He had the diagnosis established by transhepatic needle aspiration of the abscess cavity. Successful management was accomplished with antibiotic therapy alone.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)250-252
Number of pages3
JournalDigestion
Volume29
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1984

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  • Gastroenterology

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