Fatal gas-forming pyogenic liver abscess due to Klebsiella pneumoniae.


Pyogenic liver abscess (PLA) is an uncommon disease with an annual incidence rate ranging from two to 45 cases per 100,000 hospital admissions worldwide. Gas-forming pyogenic liver abscess (GFPLA) is even rarer, which accounts for 7% to 24% of PLA. It is reported that GFPLA only accounted for less than 4% of all PLA over an eight-year period in a local… (More)


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