Hepatic abscess

Hepatic abscess—amebic or pyogenic—can be diagnosed with great accuracy by either ultrasonography or computed tomographic (CT) scanning. Ultrasound is the modality of choice and will detect almost 100% of abscesses. Confirmation of a diagnosis of amebic liver abscess is made by the indirect hemagglutination test that should be positive in almost 100% of… CONTINUE READING