From the case: Pyogenic liver abscess

CT
Axial C+ portal venous phase
Modality: CT (C+ portal venous phase)

- “ Percutaneous CT-guided drainage was performed. A heavy growth of Streptococcus milleri was grown. The most common organisms found in pyogenic liv...”

Used in the following articles:

  • Hepatic abscess - “ Hepatic abscesses, like abscesses elsewhere, are localised collections of necrotic inflammatory tissue caused by bacterial, parasitic or fungal ag...”
  • Abscess - “ Abscesses are focal confined collections of suppurative inflammatory material and can be thought of as having three components 1: a central core ...”
  • Hepatocellular carcinoma - “ Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most common primary malignancy of the liver. It is strongly associated with cirrhosis, from both alcohol and...”
  • Cystic lesions of the liver (differential) - “ Cystic lesions of liver carry a broad differential diagnosis. These include: simple cysts simple hepatic cyst biliary hamartoma Caroli disease...”
  • Double target sign (hepatic abscess) - “ The double target sign is a characteristic imaging feature of liver abscess demonstrated on contrast enhanced CT scans, in which a central, fluid-...”

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