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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 76-79

Amoebic liver abscess with metastatic amoebic brain abscess: A case report


1 Department of Medicine, Punjab Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS), Jalandhar, Punjab, India
2 Resident Doctor, SMHS Hospital, Srinagar, India
3 Department of Radiology, Punjab Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS), Jalandhar, Punjab, India
4 Infection Control Officer/Medical Superintendent, Punjab Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS), Jalandhar, Punjab, India

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DOI: 10.4103/1755-6783.174724

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Background: Amoebic liver abscess may be single or multiple. It is mostly seen in tropical areas. Aims: Amoebic liver abscess may rupture into pleura, pericardium, peritoneum, etc but extension or metastasis to the CNS is extremely rare. That is what makes this case a rare one and worthy of sharing.


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