Cholestasis in amoebic liver abscess.

Two hundred and thirty six patients with amoebic liver abscess were investigated for cholestasis, its mechanism and the natural course of the disease. Cholestasis was seen in 29% of cases and it presented with some unusual features: it was frequently seen in young men (mean age 38.6 +/- 6.3 years) (87%) with acute onset (69%) and was associated with signs… (More)