Pyogenic liver abscess caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a previously healthy child: report of one case.

@article{Lo2000PyogenicLA,
  title={Pyogenic liver abscess caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a previously healthy child: report of one case.},
  author={W T Lo and Charles Chao-Yung Wang and M L Hsu and Mary Lynn Chu},
  journal={Acta paediatrica Taiwanica = Taiwan er ke yi xue hui za zhi},
  year={2000},
  volume={41 2},
  pages={98-100}
}
Pyogenic liver abscess (PLA), a very uncommon liver disease in the normal pediatric group is often associated with immunocompromised conditions. Pseudomonas aeruginosa has long been regarded as a relatively rare pathogen of PLA, especially in patients without underlying problems. A previously healthy one-year-and-seven-month-old boy who had symptoms of fever, vomiting and diarrhea got a liver abscess at right hepatic lobe which was confirmed by abdominal ultrasound and computed tomography (CT… CONTINUE READING