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Case Studies | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 6 Issue 3, March 2017


A Case Report - Amoebic Liver Abscess Ruptured into Lung

Dr Vikalap Gupta, Prof Dr Brijesh Sharma


Abstract: We report a case of amoebic liver abscess (ALA) in a 24-year-old Male who presented with fever, pain in Right Hypochondrium, pain referred to the right shoulder, productive coughing, lethargy and past history of diarrhea. Ultrasonography, chest X-Ray and CT scan revealed one very big Amoebic Liver Abscess in the posterior segment of right lobe of liver which has ruptured into the lung parenchyma of right lung in basal region. Intravenous Metronidazole was started and patient was operated and patient recovered well due to timely intervention.


Keywords: Ruptured amoebic liver abscess into lungs


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 3, March 2017,


Pages: 1029 - 1032


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Dr Vikalap Gupta, Prof Dr Brijesh Sharma, "A Case Report - Amoebic Liver Abscess Ruptured into Lung", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20171542, Volume 6 Issue 3, March 2017, 1029 - 1032

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