Revista chilena de cirugía
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MORALES G, JUAN L et al. Liver subcapsular hematoma caused by Fasciola hepática. Report of one case. Rev Chil Cir [online]. 2009, vol.61, n.1, pp. 73-77. ISSN 0718-4026. doi: 10.4067/S0718-40262009000100012.
We report a 60 years oíd female admitted for pain in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen, vomiting and fever. Initial laboratory showed leukocytosis with 56% of eosinophils. An abdominal CAT sean showed a subcapsular fluid collection in the liver. The patient was operated and the presence of a subcapsular hematoma was confirmed. Blood serological tests were positive for Fasciola hepática. The patient was treated with tricabendazole and after one year of follow up, is in good conditions.
Palabras clave : Fasciola hepática; subcapsular hematoma; liver.