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Title: Spontaneous paracentesis following rupture of an umbilical hernia.
Authors: MacLellan, D G;Watson, K J;Farrow, H C;Douglas, Malcolm C
Affiliation: Department of Surgery, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Issue Date: 1-Jul-1990
Citation: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery; 60(7): 555-6
Abstract: Spontaneous paracentesis following a ruptured umbilical hernia is a rare but dramatic event. Only 58 cases have been recorded in the English language literature. We describe here the management and successful outcome of one such case with documented substantial paracentesis of approximately 11 L.
Internal ID Number: 2357184
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Ascites.etiology
Liver Cirrhosis, Alcoholic.complications
Middle Aged
Rupture, Spontaneous
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