Pyogenic liver abscesses secondary to pylephlebitis complicating acute on chronic pancreatitis.

Abstract

Pylephlebitis is rare and is associated with high morbidity and mortality, which can complicate intraabdominal infection of any etiology. The prognosis of this infection has improved with modern diagnostic and therapeutic modalities, but mortality remains high because the nonspecific symptoms often delay the diagnosis. Pyogenic liver abscesses usually… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1751-2980.2012.00608.x

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@article{Rustagi2012PyogenicLA, title={Pyogenic liver abscesses secondary to pylephlebitis complicating acute on chronic pancreatitis.}, author={Tarun Rustagi and Edilfavia Mae Uy and Mridula R Rai}, journal={Journal of digestive diseases}, year={2012}, volume={13 8}, pages={439-43} }