Liver abscess: ruptured

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Pain in upper abdomen and fever for 10 days.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female

There is an avascular lesion in left lobe of liver causing a breach in the liver capsule. There is a collection between left hemidiaphgram and left lobe liver.

Mild left pleural effusion is present.

Case Discussion

Findings of intra-peritoneal rupture of a left lobe liver abscess with a collection under the left hemidiaphragm.

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Case information

rID: 9335
Published: 6th Apr 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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