Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology / 1989 / Article

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Volume 3 |Article ID 360639 | https://doi.org/10.1155/1989/360639

P.H. MacDonald, C.D. Mercer, "Hepatic Abscess Associated with Subclinical Ulcerative Colitis", Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, vol. 3, Article ID 360639, 3 pages, 1989. https://doi.org/10.1155/1989/360639

Hepatic Abscess Associated with Subclinical Ulcerative Colitis

Received03 Jan 1989
Accepted08 Mar 1989

Abstract

Hepatic abscesses are caused by a variety of intra-abdominal inflammatory conditions, and usually result as direct extension of bacteria or of portal pyemia. A case of hepatic abscess developing prior to the acute onset of ulcerative colitis without other intra-abdominal pathology is presented.

Copyright © 1989 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


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