Multi-Organ Failure Secondary to a Clostridium Perfringens Gaseous Liver Abscess following a Self-Limited Episode of Acute Gastroenteritis

BACKGROUND Clostridium perfringens is an unusual pathogen responsible for the development of a gas-forming pyogenic liver abscess. Progression to septicemia with this infection has amplified case fatality rates. CASE REPORT We report a case of an 81-year-old lady with pyogenic liver abscess with gas formation that was preceded by an acute gastroenteritis… CONTINUE READING