Characteristics and management of pyogenic liver abscess

  title={Characteristics and management of pyogenic liver abscess},
  author={Cristina Serraino and Chiara Elia and Christian Bracco and Gianluca Rinaldi and Fulvio Pomero and Alberto Silvestri and Remo Melchio and Luigi Maria Fenoglio},
Pyogenic liver abscess (PLA) are space-occupying lesions in the liver associated with high morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study is to review an Italian hospital experience in epidemiological, clinical patterns, and management of PLA.We performed a retrospective, descriptive case series at a single center assessing demographic characteristics, presentation patterns, etiological factors, microbiological etiology, and management for patients treated for PLA between 2000 and 2016.Around… CONTINUE READING
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