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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: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/omcr/omv071

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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.

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Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Gastroenterology

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