liver abscess

Image of the week: Liver abscess

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This ultrasound, performed by Dr. Dumerjuste, PGY-1 EM resident at HUM, on a 19 yr old female who presented with fever,  right flank pain and right lumbar pain for 5 days.  While initially concerned for pyelonephritis, the ultrasound demonstrates a large, well-defined, hypoechoic complex fluid filled structure cleared located within the liver.





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