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Hepatic abscess and cystic fibrosis.
  1. G. J. Canny,
  2. E. A. Roberts,
  3. P. Liu,
  4. J. Reisman,
  5. H. Levison
  1. Department of Radiology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

    Abstract

    Extrapulmonary infection is rare in cystic fibrosis. We describe two adult patients with cystic fibrosis whose course was complicated by the development of liver abscesses. The possible aetiology of these abscesses is discussed and the diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of pyogenic hepatic abscess is briefly reviewed.

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