The American Journal of Digestive Diseases

, Volume 13, Issue 9, pp 822–829 | Cite as

Amebic liver abscess

  • Randall L. Johnson
  • Jonathan W. Rogers
  • Horace H. Zinneman
Case Reports


Clinical experiences with the patient in this report confirm the effectiveness of therapy with emetine and chloroquine in the treatment of amebic liver abscesses. Needle aspiration of accessible abscesses is desirable.


Public Health Clinical Experience Chloroquine Needle Aspiration Liver Abscess 
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© Hoeber Medical Division • Harper & Row, Publishers, Incorporated 1968

Authors and Affiliations

  • Randall L. Johnson
    • 1
  • Jonathan W. Rogers
    • 1
  • Horace H. Zinneman
    • 1
  1. 1.From the Department of MedicineMinneapolis Veterans Hospital and University of Minnesota Medical SchoolMinneapolis

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