Table 4: The origin of liver abscesses.

EtiologyPercentage (%)Benign lesionsUnderlying cancer

Biliary45.60%12.6% cholecystitis
12.6% dysfunctional hepaticojejunostomy
4.8%
Portal25.20%14.5% colic diverticulitis2.8%
Arterial5.80%dental abscesses
Cryptogenic18.40%