Splenic abscess in southern Taiwan.

The clinical characteristics and isolated pathogens from 49 cases of splenic abscess treated at a medical center in southern Taiwan between 1981 and 2001 were retrospectively analyzed. Male patients were predominant (63%). Mean age at presentation was 55 years (range, 19 to 78 years). The most common presentations were fever (95.9%, 47/49), abdominal pain… CONTINUE READING