Pyogenic liver abscess

Discussion:

Percutaneous CT-guided drainage was performed. A heavy growth of Streptococcus milleri was grown.

The most common organisms found in pyogenic liver abscess are Staphylococcus aureus in children and Escherichia coli in adults. Differential diagnoses include: amoebic abscess, hydatid cyst, cystic metastasis, and biliary cystadenocarcinoma.

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