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Successful treatment of a hepatic abscess that formed secondary to fish bone penetration by laparoscopic removal of the foreign body: report of a case [Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg]
Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg. 2014; 20(5): 392-394

Successful treatment of a hepatic abscess that formed secondary to fish bone penetration by laparoscopic removal of the foreign body: report of a case

Mehmet Nuri Koşar1, İhsan Oruk1, Murat Burç Yazıcıoğlu2, Çiğdem Erol3, Birgül Çabuk4
1Department Of General Surgery, Acibadem Hospital, Eskisehir, Turkey
2Department Of General Surgery, Derince Education And Research Hospital, Kocaeli, Turkey
3Department Of Infectious Diseases, Acibadem Hospital, Eskisehir, Turkey
4Department Of Radiology, Acibadem Hospital, Eskisehir, Turkey

Foreign body ingestion is a common problem in children, but it is also seen among adults. Perforation of the gut by a foreign body, followed by migration of the foreign body to the liver is quite rare. Most of the fish bone ingestions have uneventful outcome. But occasionally it can cause serious complications if the gastrointestinal tract is perforated. Herein we report a case of liver abscess caused by a fish bone. The best of our knowledge it is the first case in our country.

Keywords: Fish bone, hepatic abscess, laparoscopic surgery

Mehmet Nuri Koşar, İhsan Oruk, Murat Burç Yazıcıoğlu, Çiğdem Erol, Birgül Çabuk. Successful treatment of a hepatic abscess that formed secondary to fish bone penetration by laparoscopic removal of the foreign body: report of a case. Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg. 2014; 20(5): 392-394

Corresponding Author: Mehmet Nuri Koşar, Türkiye
Manuscript Language: English