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Massive splenomegaly (regressing with therapy) in amoebic liver abscess

Massive splenomegaly (regressing with therapy) in amoebic liver abscess

Journal of the Indian Medical Association 83(6): 202-204

A case of right lobe amoebic liver abscess with concomitant massive splenomegaly is reported in India. The patient was treated with daily injections of dehydroemetine (60 mg) for 10 days. Tetracycline was given (1 g in divided doses). There was complete regression of the liver abcess and spleen.

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