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May 22, 1937

Les abcès du foie

JAMA. 1937;108(21):1828. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780210068034

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This monograph is a thorough discussion of all phases of abscess of the liver. The opening chapter deals with the statistics of abscess of the liver, followed by chapters on surgical anatomy, symptoms and differential diagnosis. The book includes a complete chapter on radiologic diagnosis and localization of the lesions. Two complete chapters are given to medical and surgical treatment, and short abstracts are given of more than 150 cases, with observations at necropsy in forty-three cases. An extensive bibliography forms part of the monograph. The work is well written and is a definite contribution to the subject of hepatic abscess.

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