Liver abscess rupture in pleural space

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

3 yrs boy. Fever. Pain in abdomen

Ultrasound

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Case Discussion

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

Findings favour intrapleural rupture of right lobe hepatic abscess.

Patient was lost to follow up.


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Case information

rID: 12772
Case created: 8th Jan 2011
Last edited: 19th Dec 2015
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