Greatly increased risk for prostatic abscess following pyogenic liver abscess: a nationwide population-based study.


We read the article by Chung et al. with great interest. The incidence of extra-hepatic metastases from pyogenic liver abscess (PLA) has also increased over the last two decades, with the occurrence rising from 3 to 12% of all cases. Severe complications of PLA have been reported worldwide including septic endogenous endophthalmitis, metastatic infections… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jinf.2012.01.003