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Pleuro-pulmonary amoebiasis
  1. B. T. Le Roux
  1. Thoracic Surgical Unit, Wentworth Hospital, University of Natal


    Experience with amoebic infestation of the pleural space and the lung in an area where amoebiasis is endemic is described. The manifestations of pleuro-pulmonary amoebiasis are outlined, and, for completeness, a note is added on pericardial amoebiasis and the technique of pericardiocentesis.

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