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Sunday, 22 July 2018

CASE 504: PERIHEPATIC ABSCESS DUE TO FISHBONE, Dr PHAN THANH HẢI,Dr LÊ THỊ THANH THẢO, MEDIC MEDICAL CENTER, HCMC, VIETNAM



Woman 43 yo with  epigastric pain  has been treated as gastritis.
Ultrasound detected near  falciform ligamentun of liver  one abscess  with  foreign body long 3 cm  look like  fishbone  ( US1, US 2, US 3  SWE shows  it is very hard, US video).





CT scan no CE shows this fishbone is in a perihepatic abscess (CT1). 



One month later  the second CT examination with CE:  CT 2  shows  this abscess is  pulling abdominal wall out like a  hourglass [CT 2,  CT 3  sagital view].




Emergency operation of this abscess retrieved pus with a fishbone.




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