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

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Our patient was likely predisposed to such an amebic abscess due to a combination of his travel history and immunosuppression.
On CT, out of the 20 cases diagnosed as amebic abscess, 18 cases were confirmed on serology testing.
However, 2 cases of pyogenic abscess were misdiagnosed as amebic abscess and a case of amebic as pyogenic.
Questions and Answers : What is the role of percutaneous drainage for treatment of Amebic abscess of liver.
The main method of management of amebic liver abscess is medical; yet about 15% of amebic abscesses may be intractable to medical treatment.