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Endoscopic retrograde cholangiography in nonamoebic liver abscesses



Endoscopic retrograde cholangiography in nonamoebic liver abscesses



American Journal of Digestive Diseases 23(1): 39-44



Two human cases of liver abscess were reported in whom the diagnosis was suggested by a combination of liver scanning, ultrasonography, arteriography and liver biospy. The diagnosis was confirmed by ERC which showed intrahepatic extravasation of contrast from the biliary tree, a characteristic of liver abscess. The value of ERC in the search for an underlying cause as well as in delineating certain features of the abscesses was shown.

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