Abstract

The authors explain the criteria for suspicion of liver abscess, the key epidemiologic and prognostic attributes of the condition and how they have changed in modern times, the difference in therapeutic approach between pyogenic and amoebic abscesses, and other aspects of the diagnosis and treatment of liver abscess.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)45-49
Number of pages5
JournalEmergency Medicine
Volume38
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine

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