Invasive Liver Abscess Syndrome Caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae.


A 68-year-old man with a rapidly progressing loss of consciousness and neck stiffness was transferred to our hospital. He had no remarkable history except for an elevated HbA1c level of 6.9%. Computed tomography (CT) revealed a 55mm low-density area in segment 4 of the liver (Picture A) and multiple lung nodules (Picture B; black arrows). Magnetic resonance imaging revealed abscess formation in the lateral ventricles (Picture C; white arrows) and an 8-mm

DOI: 10.2169/internalmedicine.9014-17

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@article{Setsu2017InvasiveLA, title={Invasive Liver Abscess Syndrome Caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae.}, author={Toru Setsu and Atsunori Tsuchiya and Satoshi Yamagiwa and Shuji Terai}, journal={Internal medicine}, year={2017} }