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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: [liver Abscess In Childhood: Report Of 8 Cases].
Author: Pereira, R M
Tresoldi, A T
Belangero, V M
Bucaretchi, F
Hessel, G
da Silva, J M
Abstract: The authors present eight cases of children with liver abscess diagnosed in the Pediatric Nursery of the Hospital das Clínicas, State University of Campinas, SP, Brazil, during eight years. Five children were younger than five years. They were four boys and four girls. The symptomatology was inespecific. Staphylococcus aureus was the more frequent etiologic agent and in two cases it was seen Ascaris lumbricoides worm inside the abscess. The findings of ultrasound and computadorized tomography were similar. In most cases, were employed the association of broad spectrum antibiotics and percutaneous draining, and a good clinical outcome was observed in all patients.
Subject: Anti-bacterial Agents
Child, Preschool
Liver Abscess
Staphylococcal Infections
Tomography, X-ray Computed
Citation: Arquivos De Gastroenterologia. v. 32, n. 4, p. 186-90
Rights: aberto
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Date Issue: -1-Uns- -1
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