Journal Article

Insidious manifestation of pyogenic liver abscess caused by Streptococcus intermedius and Micrococcus luteus: a case report

Antreas Ioannou, Eleni Xenophontos, Alexandra Karatsi, Christos Petrides, Maro Kleridou and Chrysostomos Zintilis

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

Volume 2016, issue 1, pages 1-3

Published online January 2016 | e-ISSN: 2053-8855 | DOI:

More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Gastroenterology


Show Summary Details


Pyogenic liver abscesses are caused by various microorganisms and usually present with fever, abdominal pain, leukocytosis and liver enzyme abnormalities. This case presents the insidious manifestation of a pyogenic liver abscess in a 34-year-old immunocompetent male, where classical manifestations of a liver abscess were absent. The microorganisms cultured from the abscess belonged to oral cavity's and gastrointestinal tract's normal flora.

Journal Article.  1616 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Gastroenterology

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content. subscribe or login to access all content.