The occurrence of an amebic liver abscess (ALA) rupturing into the stomach is reported. ALAs in children can have atypical presentations, resulting in delayed diagnosis and increased morbidity and mortality. Timely treatment is usually followed by complete recovery.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Pediatric Surgery International|
|State||Published - Jul 2000|
- Amebic liver abscess
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health