Pneumoperitoneum Following the Spontaneous Rupture of a Gas-Containing Pyogenic Liver Abscess: Report of a Case


We report herein the case of a ruptured liver abscess that resulted in pneumoperitoneum. A patient with diabetes mellitus presented with symptoms of acute abdomen. The plain abdominal radiograph and computed tomography findings revealed abdominal free air and a gas-containing liver abscess, whereby a diagnosis of a ruptured liver abscess was made. An… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s005950170226

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