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Which is not a feature of liver abscess? (AIPG 01)



A Jaundice
B Fever

C Abdominal pain
D Hepatomegaly

Ans. A Jaundice

Liver Abscesses

1. Liver Abscesses (Jaundice is uncommon) (Ref. H-18thedi, Pg 1080)

Liver abscesses can be classified as pyogenic, hydatid or amoebic

A. Pyogenic Liver Abscess (Causes Of Pyogenic Liver Abscesses)

1. Biliary obstruction (cholangitis)

2. Hematogenous

a. Portal vein (mesenteric infections)

b. Hepatic artery (bacteriemia)

3. Direct extension

4. Trauma - Penetrating or non- penetrating

5. Infection of liver tumour or cyst

Clinical features

1. Fever,

2. Abdominal pain

3. Hepatomegaly

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