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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 85-87

Pyogenic liver abscess due to multidrug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae


Department of Microbiology, Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College and Hospital, Puducherry, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Udhayasankar Ranganathan
Department of Microbiology, Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College and Hospital, Puducherry - 605 107
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jacm.jacm_63_21

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Pyogenic liver abscess (PLA) is a space-occupying lesion in the liver associated with high morbidity and mortality. There are many risk factors associated with PLA such as underlying hepatobiliary disease, gastrointestinal malignancy, diabetes mellitus and alcoholism. Most PLA cases are polymicrobial caused by mixed enteric facultative and obligate anaerobic bacteria. Here, we present a case of multiple liver abscess caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae in a 46-year-old elderly patient who presented with gastrointestinal symptoms.


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