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Volume 81, Issue 5
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645

Abstract

Amebiasis remains a major public health issue in most of the world. Amebic liver abscess is the most common extraintestinal manifestation. A complication such as venous obstruction associated with amebiais is rare. We report a thrombosis in hepatic veins associated with amebic hepatic abscess in a traveler.

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  • Received : 03 May 2009
  • Accepted : 14 Jul 2009

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