Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 19, Issue 4, pp 230–233 | Cite as

Ultrasonic features of pyogenic and amoebic hepatic abscesses

  • K. Oleszczuk-Raszke
  • B. J. Cremin
  • R. M. Fisher
  • S. W. Moore
  • A. J. Millar
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Abstract

Pyogenic liver abscesses are not infrequent in some developing countries. Amoebic abscesses may also occur in endemic areas and differentiation may be difficult. The ultrasonic data of proven cases of both conditions were compared and we are now more more confident in predicting the aetiology of these lesions.

Keywords

Public Health Endemic Area Liver Abscess Hepatic Abscess Pyogenic Liver Abscess 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Oleszczuk-Raszke
    • 2
  • B. J. Cremin
    • 2
  • R. M. Fisher
    • 2
  • S. W. Moore
    • 1
  • A. J. Millar
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Surgery, Red Cross War Memorial Children's HospitalUniversity of Cape TownRondeboschSouth Africa
  2. 2.Department of Radiology Red Cross War Memorial Children's HospitalUniversity of Cape TownRondeboschSouth Africa

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