142 Possible Causes for Liver Abscess in USA

  • Liver Abscess

    Liver Abscess CT Images CTCases Liver Abscess CT Scan. … A liver abscess is a pus-filled mass inside the liver. … A liver abscess is composed of localized necrotic and inflammatory tissue within the liver.[1] [2]

  • Amebic Liver Abscess
    Liver Abscess

    Amebic liver abscess results as a complication of an amebic infection. … Furthermore, analysis of liver function tests (LFTs) in acute illness will reflect elevated aspartate aminotransferase (AST) levels while cases of chronic liver abscess are … Amebic liver abscess is a complication of amebiasis, which is transmitted via the feco-oral route through infected humans.[3]

  • Pyogenic Liver Abscess

    A pyogenic liver abscess is a type of liver abscess caused by bacteria. … Fever Lethargy Discomfort in right upper quadrant of abdomen Anorexia Enlarged and tender liver Pleural effusion Fever Abdominal discomfort Enlarged liver Biliary disease … Antibiotics Penicillins Aminoglycosides Metronidazole Cephalosporins Percutaneous drainage under USG or CT control Laparotomy in intraabdominal disease Pyogenic hepatic abscesses[4]

  • Amebiasis
    Amebic Liver Abscess Liver Abscess

    Liver abscesses can occur without previous diarrhea. … From the intestines the amebas can migrate via the blood route to the liver, causing liver abscess. … The levels of antibody are much higher in individuals with liver abscesses.[5] [6]

  • Echinococcosis

    Ultrasound is not able to differentiate all the hydatid cysts from other lesions like liver abscesses and tumors. … They may be misdiagnosed as alveolar echinococcosis, hematomas, amebic or pyogenic liver abscess, metastases, adenoma, hepatocellular carcinoma, textiloma, and lymphoma. … Alveolar disease usually begins in the liver but can spread to other parts of the body, such as the lungs or brain.[7] [8]

  • Biliary Cystadenoma

    The differential diagnosis of biliary cystadenoma is very broad, as hydatid cysts, liver abscesses, other malignant or benign tumors (including its malignant form - biliary … [9]

  • Cholecystitis

    Choledocholithiasis Cholangitis Appendicitis Colitis Acute peptic ulcer exacerbation Amoebic liver abscess Acute intestinal obstruction Kidney stone Biliary ascariasis For … These alternative diagnoses include but are not limited to: Perforated peptic ulcer Acute pancreatitis Liver abscess Pneumonia Myocardial ischemia Hiatal hernia Biliary colic … Rupture is a rare but serious complication that leads to abscess formation or peritonitis.[10] [11]

  • Acute Cholecystitis
    Liver Abscess

    Choledocholithiasis Cholangitis Appendicitis Colitis Acute peptic ulcer exacerbation Amoebic liver abscess Acute intestinal obstruction Kidney stone Biliary ascariasis For … These alternative diagnoses include but are not limited to: Perforated peptic ulcer Acute pancreatitis Liver abscess Pneumonia Myocardial ischemia Hiatal hernia Biliary colic … Rupture is a rare but serious complication that leads to abscess formation or peritonitis.[12] [13]

  • Chronic Cholecystitis

    Choledocholithiasis Cholangitis Appendicitis Colitis Acute peptic ulcer exacerbation Amoebic liver abscess Acute intestinal obstruction Kidney stone Biliary ascariasis For … These alternative diagnoses include but are not limited to: Perforated peptic ulcer Acute pancreatitis Liver abscess Pneumonia Myocardial ischemia Hiatal hernia Biliary colic … Gallbladder perforation, local abscess formation, or rupture that may lead to peritonitis.[14] [15]

  • Metronidazole

    Invasive colitis and extraintestinal disease including liver abscesses, pleuropulmonary infections, and brain abscesses can result from infection with Entamoeba histolytica … Metronidazole is also generally thought to inhibit the liver metabolism of propylene glycol (found in some foods, medicines, and in many electronic cigarette e-liquids), thus … with other antibacterials like ceftriaxone), pseudomembranous colitis, aspiration pneumonia, rosacea (topical), fungating wounds (topical), intra-abdominal infections, lung abscess[16]

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  1. Liver Abscess, Symptoma
  2. Liver abscess, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  3. Amebic Liver Abscess, Symptoma
  4. Pyogenic liver abscess, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  5. Amebiasis, Symptoma
  6. Amoebiasis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  7. Echinococcosis, Symptoma
  8. Echinococcosis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  9. Biliary Cystadenoma, Symptoma
  10. Cholecystitis, Symptoma
  11. Cholecystitis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  12. Acute Cholecystitis, Symptoma
  13. Cholecystitis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  14. Chronic Cholecystitis, Symptoma
  15. Cholecystitis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  16. Metronidazole, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0