Journal of Tropical Medicine / 2014 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Clinical, Laboratory, and Management Profile in Patients of Liver Abscess from Northern India

Table 3

Ultrasonography abdomen findings for liver abscess: right lobe solitary abscess was the most common pattern. Segments 7 and 6 were the most common sites of abscess. Associated typhlitis, an uncommon finding with ALA, was present in only 6% patients.

Parameters Percentage (=n)

LobeRight71% (142)
Left17.5% (35)
Bilateral11.5% (23)

NumberSolitary65% (130)
Few (≤3)11% (22)
Multiple (>3)23.5% (47)

Typhlitis6% (12)

Mean abscess vol. ± SD270 ± 205 cc

Segment involvedVII35% (70)
VI25% (50)
VIII10% (20)
V10% (20)
IV10% (20)
Rest10% (20)

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