International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Analysis Study Research Paper | Pharmacotherapeutics | India | Volume 13 Issue 5, May 2024 | Rating: 4.3 / 10

A Case Report on Liver Abscess Caused by Klebsiella Pneumoniae in a Patient with Emphysema Thorax

Shalet Sara Shaji [2] | Sherin Mariam Varghese [2] | Dr. Mohan Varghese [5]

Abstract: Liver abscesses are serious infections that can be caused by various pathogens. Klebsiella pneumoniae is a rare but important cause of liver abscesses, particularly in patients with predisposing conditions such as diabetes mellitus or liver cirrhosis. Here, we report a case of a 59 years old patient with liver abscess caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae along with emphysema thorax came with complains of fever and abdominal pain and a history of constipation since few weeks and with a history of newly diagnosed diabetic mellitus, which is an unusual combination of risk factors.

Keywords: Klebsiella pneumoniae, Liver Abscess, emphysema thorax

Edition: Volume 13 Issue 5, May 2024,

Pages: 127 - 129

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