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Splenic abscess: successful non-surgical therapy.
  1. O. M. Jolobe,
  2. S. C. Melnick

    Abstract

    A 57-year-old man with splenic abscess, demonstrated by isotope scanning, ultrasonography and computerized axial tomography (CAT scan) during the course of a septicaemic illness resulting from culture-positive bacterial endocarditis, was successfully treated with antibiotics alone, resolution of the abscess being confirmed by 2 further scans. This is the second case report of successful conservative treatment of splenic abscess.

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