Hepatic abscess - with intraperitoneal rupture

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

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C/o jaudice - Few days. C/o acute abdominal pain -1 day.

Patient Data

Age: 30 yrs
Gender: Male
Modality: Ultrasound

Free fluid with echoes is noted in perihepatic, hepato-renal, right iliac fossa and pelvic regions.

An irregular hypo-anechoic heterogeneous avascular lesion ( Volume - 294 cc ) is noted in right lobe posterior segment.

Site of breach in liver capsule is noted. 

Case Discussion

Findings favour intraperitoneal rupture of hepatic abscess.

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Case Information

rID: 27897
Case created: 25th Feb 2014
Last edited: 12th Jan 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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