Subcapsular hepatic abscess

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete

Presentation

suspected hepatic tumor

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

Great hypodense image localizated at the subcapsular zone of the liver with  a air-fluid level. The image is compressing the liver parenchyma and there is a small collection in the lower right lobe. Distended gallbladder with thickened walls without obvious gallstones.

Case Discussion

Finding consistent with subcapsular hepatic abscess.

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Case Information

rID: 23283
Case created: 2nd Jun 2013
Last edited: 3rd Nov 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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