An overview on Pyogenic Liver Abscess


  • Biswajit Batabyal Serum Analysis Centre, Howrah -711101, India



Pyogenic Liver abscess; Causes, Diagnosis; Treatment


Pyogenic liver abscesses are uncommon conditions that present diagnostic and therapeutic challenges to physicians. If left untreated, these lesions are invariably fatal. Liver abscesses have been recognized since the age of Hippocrates. In 1883, Koch described amebae as a cause of liver abscess. In 1938, Ochsner and DeBakey published the largest series of pyogenic and amebic liver abscesses in the literature. Since the late 20th century, percutaneous drainage has become a useful therapeutic option.


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How to cite this article:

Batabyal B. An overview on Pyogenic Liver Abscess. Int. J. Res. Dev. Pharm. L. Sci. 2017; 6(6): 2793-2795. Doi: 10.13040/IJRDPL.2278-0238.6(6). 2793-2795.

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Batabyal, B. . (2017). An overview on Pyogenic Liver Abscess. International Journal of Research and Development in Pharmacy & Life Sciences, 6(6), 2793 - 2795.