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Pyogenic hepatic abscess

MedGen UID:
75641
Concept ID:
C0267830
Disease or Syndrome
Synonyms: Abscess, Pyogenic Hepatic; Abscess, Pyogenic Liver; Abscesses, Pyogenic Hepatic; Abscesses, Pyogenic Liver; Hepatic Abscess, Pyogenic; Hepatic Abscesses, Pyogenic; Liver Abscess, Pyogenic; Liver Abscesses, Pyogenic; Pyogenic Hepatic Abscess; Pyogenic Hepatic Abscesses; Pyogenic Liver Abscess; Pyogenic Liver Abscesses
SNOMED CT: Pyogenic liver abscess (48036004); Pyogenic hepatic abscess (48036004)

Definition

Single or multiple areas of PUS due to bacterial infection within the hepatic parenchyma. It can be caused by a variety of BACTERIA, local or disseminated from infections elsewhere such as in APPENDICITIS; CHOLECYSTITIS; PERITONITIS; and after LIVER TRANSPLANTATION. [from MeSH]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVPyogenic hepatic abscess

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Pais-Costa SR, Araujo SLM, Figueiredo VN
Arq Bras Cir Dig 2018 Aug 16;31(3):e1394. doi: 10.1590/0102-672020180001e1394. PMID: 30133686Free PMC Article
Mezhir JJ, Fong Y, Jacks LM, Getrajdman GI, Brody LA, Covey AM, Thornton RH, Jarnagin WR, Solomon SB, Brown KT
J Am Coll Surg 2010 Jun;210(6):975-83. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2010.03.004. PMID: 20510807
Branum GD, Tyson GS, Branum MA, Meyers WC
Ann Surg 1990 Dec;212(6):655-62. doi: 10.1097/00000658-199012000-00002. PMID: 2256756Free PMC Article

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Yang DM, Kim HN, Kang JH, Seo TS, Park CH, Kim HS
J Comput Assist Tomogr 2004 May-Jun;28(3):311-7. doi: 10.1097/00004728-200405000-00002. PMID: 15100533
Vukmir RB
Am Fam Physician 1993 May 1;47(6):1435-41. PMID: 8480565
Vukmir RB
Ann Emerg Med 1991 Apr;20(4):421-3. doi: 10.1016/s0196-0644(05)81667-1. PMID: 2003673
Branum GD, Tyson GS, Branum MA, Meyers WC
Ann Surg 1990 Dec;212(6):655-62. doi: 10.1097/00000658-199012000-00002. PMID: 2256756Free PMC Article
Barnes PF, De Cock KM, Reynolds TN, Ralls PW
Medicine (Baltimore) 1987 Nov;66(6):472-83. doi: 10.1097/00005792-198711000-00005. PMID: 3316923

Diagnosis

Biskup E, Yang XY
Praxis (Bern 1994) 2015 Sep 30;104(20):1091-5. doi: 10.1024/1661-8157/a002155. PMID: 26422074
Patel NB, Oto A, Thomas S
Radiographics 2013 Nov-Dec;33(7):1867-88. doi: 10.1148/rg.337125038. PMID: 24224584
Vukmir RB
Am Fam Physician 1993 May 1;47(6):1435-41. PMID: 8480565
Georges RN, Deitch EA
South Med J 1993 Nov;86(11):1233-5. doi: 10.1097/00007611-199311000-00009. PMID: 8235773
Brodine WN, Schwartz SI
N Y State J Med 1973 Jun 15;73(12):1657-61. PMID: 4575581

Therapy

Elsherif SB, Sharma SK, Nguyen QH, Vicenty-Latorre F, Gopireddy DR, Kumar SP, Sharma S
Clin Imaging 2022 Jan;81:143-146. Epub 2021 Oct 23 doi: 10.1016/j.clinimag.2021.10.009. PMID: 34717236
Biskup E, Yang XY
Praxis (Bern 1994) 2015 Sep 30;104(20):1091-5. doi: 10.1024/1661-8157/a002155. PMID: 26422074
Matoba M, Tonami H, Kuginuki M, Yamamoto I, Takashima S
Acta Radiol 2004 Feb;45(1):13-7. doi: 10.1080/02841850410003518. PMID: 15164773
Vukmir RB
Am Fam Physician 1993 May 1;47(6):1435-41. PMID: 8480565
Warren KW, Hardy KJ
Arch Surg 1968 Jul;97(1):40-5. doi: 10.1001/archsurg.1968.01340010070005. PMID: 4968652

Prognosis

Biskup E, Yang XY
Praxis (Bern 1994) 2015 Sep 30;104(20):1091-5. doi: 10.1024/1661-8157/a002155. PMID: 26422074
Mezhir JJ, Fong Y, Fleischer D, Seo SK, D'Amico F, Petre E, Covey AM, Getrajdman GI, Thornton RH, Solomon SB, Jarnagin WR, Brown KT
J Vasc Interv Radiol 2011 Feb;22(2):177-82. Epub 2010 Dec 31 doi: 10.1016/j.jvir.2010.10.014. PMID: 21195630Free PMC Article
Vukmir RB
Am Fam Physician 1993 May 1;47(6):1435-41. PMID: 8480565
Georges RN, Deitch EA
South Med J 1993 Nov;86(11):1233-5. doi: 10.1097/00007611-199311000-00009. PMID: 8235773
Brodine WN, Schwartz SI
N Y State J Med 1973 Jun 15;73(12):1657-61. PMID: 4575581

Clinical prediction guides

Suo ST, Zhuang ZG, Cao MQ, Qian LJ, Wang X, Gao RL, Fan Y, Xu JR
Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 2016 Aug;15(4):391-8. doi: 10.1016/s1499-3872(15)60031-5. PMID: 27498579
Mezhir JJ, Fong Y, Jacks LM, Getrajdman GI, Brody LA, Covey AM, Thornton RH, Jarnagin WR, Solomon SB, Brown KT
J Am Coll Surg 2010 Jun;210(6):975-83. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2010.03.004. PMID: 20510807
Yang DM, Kim HN, Kang JH, Seo TS, Park CH, Kim HS
J Comput Assist Tomogr 2004 May-Jun;28(3):311-7. doi: 10.1097/00004728-200405000-00002. PMID: 15100533
Pereira FE, Musso C, Castelo JS
Pediatr Dev Pathol 1999 Nov-Dec;2(6):537-43. doi: 10.1007/s100249900159. PMID: 10508877
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