DOI: 10.1186/1471-230x-14-167
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Has erratum Has erratum 2015-02-26

Abstract: BackgroundForeign body ingestion complicated by perforation of the digestive tract is a well-known occurrence. Contrary to this, perforation by fishbones has most often been described in South East Asian populations, and has the unusual characteristic of often being paucisymptomatic until secondary complications occur.Case presentationWe report the case of a 56 year-old man of asian origin who presented with a liver abscess of unknown origin, complicated by septic shock with multiorgan failure. He was later fo…

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