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Pyogenic liver abscess (subcapsular)

Krasnokutsky MK - MedPix

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Pyogenic liver abscess (subcapsular)

History: 40 year old man airevaced from micronesia island to Tripler Medical Center with fevers and abdominal pain lasting for approximately three weeks.

Findings: Axial CT images throught the liver demonstrate low density region within the liver which subcapsular in location. One of the images has a small pocket of air differentiated this fluid collection from a simple hematoma. There are bilateral pleural effusions seconary to diaphragmatic irritation.

Ddx: Pyogenic abscess Amoebic abscess Hematoma

Dxhow: Cultures obtained during percutaneous drainage

Exam: Leukocytosis

No MeSH data available.


Axial CT image throught liver demonstates subcapsular fluid collection.  Note bilateral pleural effusions as a result of diaphragmatic irritation.
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MPX2244_synpic21443: Axial CT image throught liver demonstates subcapsular fluid collection. Note bilateral pleural effusions as a result of diaphragmatic irritation.


Pyogenic liver abscess (subcapsular)

Krasnokutsky MK - MedPix

Axial CT image throught liver demonstates subcapsular fluid collection.  Note bilateral pleural effusions as a result of diaphragmatic irritation.
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MPX2244_synpic21443: Axial CT image throught liver demonstates subcapsular fluid collection. Note bilateral pleural effusions as a result of diaphragmatic irritation.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Pyogenic liver abscess (subcapsular)

History: 40 year old man airevaced from micronesia island to Tripler Medical Center with fevers and abdominal pain lasting for approximately three weeks.

Findings: Axial CT images throught the liver demonstrate low density region within the liver which subcapsular in location. One of the images has a small pocket of air differentiated this fluid collection from a simple hematoma. There are bilateral pleural effusions seconary to diaphragmatic irritation.

Ddx: Pyogenic abscess Amoebic abscess Hematoma

Dxhow: Cultures obtained during percutaneous drainage

Exam: Leukocytosis

No MeSH data available.