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Pyogenic liver abscess
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 K75.0
ICD-9 572.0
MeSH D046290

A pyogenic liver abscess is a type of liver abscess caused by bacteria.

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Etiology

Clinical features

  • 2.Chronic Abscess
  • Fever
  • Abdominal discomfort
  • Enlarged Liver

Diagnosis

Treatment

  * Penicillins
  * Aminoglycosides
  * Metronidazole
  * Cephalosporins
  • 2.Percutaneous Drainage under USG or CT Control
  • 3.Laparotomy in intraabdominal disease

References

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