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symptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue

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2-4 Unlike other gram negative organisms it has the propensity to metastasize to distant organs, even in non-immunocompromised hosts causing liver abscess (in the absence of biliary tract disease), endopthalmitis, pneumonia, meningitis and soft tissue infections.
The bacteria then move from the liver abscess and get into the lungs through the heart.
sup][5],[6] More specifically, liver abscess, a serious complication following TACE, often prolongs hospital stays and can sometimes be fatal.
Pyogenic liver abscess is recognized to be a fairly frequent complication of Papillon-Lefevre syndrome.
In view of these recent developments, a prospective clinical study was undertaken at the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital, Guwahati, under Srimanta Sankaradeva University of Health Sciences to analyse in-depth, regarding the different clinical behaviour of liver abscess in relation to age, sex, aetiologies, locations and diagnostic and management strategies of liver abscess.
In most cases the infections are asymptomatic yet; it can manifest clinically as intestinal disease or rarely as extraintestinal invasion in the form of liver abscess, pleuropulmonary, cardiac, or brain disease.
Repeat CT scan showed enlarging liver abscess (Figure 3), as he continued to have fever and bacteremia despite the addition of doxycycline in the antimicrobial regimen.
The pyogenic liver abscess is a type of liver abscess caused by bacteria.
The chapters on the liver address immunology, inborn errors of metabolism, hepatitis, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, alcoholic liver disease, primary sclerosing cholangitis, primary biliary cirrhosis, autoimmune hepatitis, amebic liver abscess, pyogenic liver abscess, hydatid cysts, leptospirosis, cirrhosis, ascites, hepatic encephalopathy, hepatocellular carcinoma, portal hypertension, hepatorenal syndrome, drug-induced liver injury, acute liver failure, biliary atresia, liver diseases in pregnancy, liver transplantation, gallstone disease, cholangiocarcinoma, acute and chronic pancreatitis, and pancreatic cancer, including information on pathogenesis, epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis, clinical features, treatment, differential diagnosis, prognosis, and other aspects.
0 (a) Other infections: EBV (4 patients), enterocolitis (3 patients), pelvic abscess (3 patients), cholecystitis (2 patients), liver abscess (2 patients), pyelonephritis (2 patients), Appendicular abscess (1 patient), encephalitis (1 patient) and gluteal abscess (1 patient).
Pyogenic liver abscess (PLA) is a global emerging infectious disease.
Associated liver abscess was also found in two patients.
Amoebic liver abscess is the most common manifestation of invasive amebiasis, but other organs can also be involved, including pleuropulmonary, cardiac, cerebral, renal, genitourinary, peritoneal, and cutaneous sites.