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ea0037ep1327 | Clinical Cases–Thyroid/Other | ECE2015

A case of multiple gas-forming pyogenic liver abscesses in diabetic patient

Lee Hyoung Woo , Kim Ho Jin , Lee Jun Ho , Moon Jun Sung , Yoon Ji Sung , Won Kyu Chang

Background: Gas-forming pyogenic liver abscess is an uncommon, life-threatening infection that is usually found in poorly-controlled diabetic patients. Here, we experienced a case of gas-forming pyogenic liver abscess in diabetes caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae.Clinical case: A 77-year-old man with 25-year history of diabetes was admitted due to fever for 2 days. On the physical examination, right upper quadrant tenderness of the abdomen was present. Ini...