Failure of Metronidazole in a Patient with Hepatic Amebic Abscess

K. G. KoutsaimanisDreadnought Seamen's Hospital, Greenwich, London SE10 9LE, England

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G. H. RéeDreadnought Seamen's Hospital, Greenwich, London SE10 9LE, England

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The therapeutic problems of multiple amebic liver abscesses in a patient who failed to respond to metronidazole are described, and the importance of an early change to an alternative therapy is emphasized.

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