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Perineal amoebiasis.
  1. J M Wynne

    Abstract

    A 14-month-old girl with invasive perineal amoebiasis is reported. There was destruction of the anus, the rectovaginal septum, the pelvic floor, and the perineum. The rapid progress and destructive potential of perineal amoebiasis is noted and the benefits of diagnostic awareness emphasised. Treatment with metronidazole will prevent further damage.

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