Liver abscess rupture in pleural space

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Fever and abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 3 years
Gender: Male


Case Discussion

There is hepatic abscess in right lobe of liver.Defect is noted in right hemidiaphragm.Right pleural space collection is noted.

Findings favor intrapleural rupture of right lobe hepatic abscess.

Patient was lost to follow up.

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Case information

rID: 12772
Published: 8th Jan 2011
Last edited: 6th Oct 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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