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

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Amebic abscess appears as a high-signal intensity on T2-weighted images.
Gallium scanning may be useful in distinguishing amebic abscess from pyogenic liver abscess in patients with a negative serology or an atypical clinical presentation.
However, 2 cases of pyogenic abscess were misdiagnosed as amebic abscess and a case of amebic as pyogenic.
1,3,4) Other reported causes are pyopneumopericardium due to infected fluid in the pericardial sac, (1-3) perforated benign or malignant ulcers with bronchopericardial, esophagopericardial, and gastropericardial fistulae, (1-3,5,6) foreign body aspiration, (3) and amebic abscess of the liver.
Questions and Answers : What is the role of percutaneous drainage for treatment of Amebic abscess of liver.