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A Liver Abscess Secondary to a Toothpick: A Rare Complication of Accidental Foreign Body Ingestion

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A Liver Abscess Secondary to a Toothpick: A Rare Complication of Accidental Foreign Body Ingestion

Baltasar Pérez Saborido et al. Rev Esp Enferm Dig.

Abstract

Perforation of the gastrointestinal tract caused by the ingested foreign bodies and subsequent hepatic abscess formation is uncommon. Early diagnosis is difficult and the treatment is mainly surgical.

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