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February 1972

Clostridia Hepatic Abscess: An Unusual Manifestation of Metastatic Colon Carcinoma

Arch Surg. 1972;104(2):209-212. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1972.04180020089018

To our knowledge, this is the first report of a liver metastasis secondarily infected with gas-forming organisms. The primary neoplasm was adenocarcinoma of the colon and the organism was Clostridium septicum.