Biology & Medicine Case Report

Imaging Brain - Biology & Medicine Case Report (2017) Volume 1, Issue 1

Therapeutic Strategies for Liver Abscess

This is the case of a 36-year-old man suffered from high body temperature and subcostal pain, with leukocytosis, elevated C-reactin protein and pro-calcitonin. Further enhancedcomputed tomography of abdomen (Figure 1) suggested the diagnosis of liver abscess. The optimal treatment option had better abide by step-up approach as follows: Besides effective broad-spectrum antibiotics, minimally invasive procedures, including earlier ultrasound-guided percutaneous catheter puncture/drainage and/or nasobiliary drainage via ERCP route have been worldwide applied first.

Author(s): Zhang J, Kong CJ, Zhong Jia*, Chen MQ, Liang-Liang Fang

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