Pyogenic liver abscess

Gwilym James Webb, Thomas Patrick Chapman, Philip John Cadman, David Angelo Gorard
Frontline Gastroenterology 2014, 5 (1): 60-67
Pyogenic liver abscess has a variable clinical presentation. Its management requires input from several disciplines and is often coordinated by a gastroenterologist. This review examines demographics, clinical presentation, aetiology, diagnosis and prognosis; a suggested management approach, including antibiotic selection, radiological intervention and indications for surgery, is offered from a physician's perspective.

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