MORRIS ZUCKERBROD; JOSEPH LITWINS, F.A.C.P.; FRANCIS T. ROGLIANO; DAVID JELLINGER
Amebic abscess of the liver is the most important complication of amebiasis. It is not a rare condition. Its highest incidence is in the tropics and subtropics, but, while it is reputed to be rare in the temperate climates, there is evidence from autopsy records (Craig1) that it is also fairly common in the temperate zones, though often not recognized during life. With the return of so many soldiers and civilians from areas in which amebiasis is endemic and epidemic, amebic abscess of the liver and amebic hepatitis will be seen much more frequently in the temperate climates. The following
ZUCKERBROD M, LITWINS J, ROGLIANO FT, JELLINGER D. AMEBIC LIVER ABSCESS1. Ann Intern Med. 1948;28:798–813. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-28-4-798
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