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1,217 Possible Causes for Liver Abscess, Weight Loss

  • Tuberculosis

    A 50 year male presented with acute onset jaundice, significant weight loss and elevated liver enzymes with clinico-radiological suspicion of cholangiocarcinoma.[] We present an interesting case and course in a 38-year-old immunocompetent female patient with pyogenic liver abscess due to S. anginosus infection who had multiple carious[] loss.[]

  • Fascioliasis

    Here, we present a 44-year-old female patient who presented to our hospital with complaints of abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, anorexia and weight loss.[] Fourteen HF patients had only liver abscesses and 1 had combined liver and splenic abscesses.[] If hypereosinophilia is detected by peripheral smear in patients who are admitted with complaints such as abdominal pain, weakness, nausea, myalgia, and weight loss, radiological[]

  • Infective Endocarditis

    Subacute bacterial endocarditis gradually causes such symptoms as fatigue, mild fever, a moderately fast heart rate, weight loss, sweating, and a low red blood cell count.[] Fifty (34%) had SRL lesions: 46 splenic, 15 renal, 1 liver infarct, and 2 liver abscesses.[] Other symptoms may include night sweats, chills, headache and severe loss of appetite resulting in weight loss.[]

  • Amebiasis

    Most pleuropulmonary amebiasis is seen in patients with amebic liver abscesses.[] You may experience fatigue, loss of appetite, and some weight loss. The symptoms at this stage are similar to those of giardiasis.[] Often there are no symptoms, but, sometimes it causes diarrhea (loose stool/poop), nausea (a feeling of sickness in the stomach), and weight loss.[]

  • Amebic Liver Abscess

    Amebic liver abscess in endemic regions is associated with an acute illness consisting of fever, weight loss, and abdominal pain.[] […] stomach pain, cramping unintentional weight loss These symptoms typically last a couple weeks, but flare ups are likely if amebiasis is left untreated.[] […] of appetite Sweating Weight loss Antibiotics such as metronidazole (Flagyl) or tinidazole (Tindamax) are the usual treatment for liver abscess.[]

  • Abdominal Actinomycosis

    A 46-year-old female presenting with intermittent abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, transient bowel obstruction, weight loss (18 kg), anemia, and hypoalbuminemia was evaluated[] […] disease Kikuchis disease and Kimura disease Kingella infection Laryngotracheobronchitis Lassa fever Legionellosis Leishmaniasis cutaneous Leprosy Leptospirosis Listeriosis Liver[] Symptoms included intermittent fever, abdominal pain and significant weight loss.[]

  • Lung Abscess

    A 56-year-old Caucasian lady presented with a short history of pleuritic chest pain on the background of a 2-month history of fever, chills, 10-kg weight loss and cough with[] […] caused by a penetrating liver abscess.[] , may have TB Adenoma – recurrent chest infections Lung TB - weight loss, fevers, night sweats, dry-productive cough Pneumonia/lung abscess - features of acute chest sepsis[]

  • Pulmonary Actinomycosis

    A 64-year-old male patient presented with a productive cough, bloody sputum, and weight loss.[] Actinomycosis of the liver, the biliary tract, and the pancreas has also been described. 80 , 81 Liver involvement mimicking malignancy or presenting as an abscess could be[] Our patient had suffered from hemoptysis as well as fever but she denied any weight loss or anorexia.[]

  • Tuberculous Peritonitis

    Tuberculosis of the liver. A study of 200 cases. S Afr Med J 1964;38:857–863. 2. Rab SM, Beg MZ. Tuberculous liver abscess. Br J Clin Pract 1977;31:157–158. 3.[] Peritoneal tuberculosis should be considered in younger patients and adults with fever, abdominal pain and weight loss in endemic areas.[] A young American Indian male with alcoholic cirrhosis and ascites presented with low grade fever and weight loss.[]

  • Chronic Pancreatitis

    Among the etiologies of pyogenic liver abscess (PLA), bacterial spread from the biliary tract or portal flow is the major cause, while the onset of PLA due to arterial bacterial[] Elevated plasma TIMP-1 levels were also associated with clinical cachexia markers, including absolute and relative values of weight loss and lung function, as well as ferritin[] In April 2010, he was admitted because of complication by a liver abscess and acute cholangitis. We performed percutaneous transhepatic liver abscess drainage.[]

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