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Pyogenic Liver Abscess

Single or multiple areas of PUS due to bacterial infection within the hepatic parenchyma. It can be caused by a variety of BACTERIA, local or disseminated from infections elsewhere such as in APPENDICITIS; CHOLECYSTITIS; PERITONITIS; and after LIVER TRANSPLANTATION.
Also Known As:
Liver Abscess, Pyogenic; Pyogenic Hepatic Abscess; Abscess, Pyogenic Hepatic; Abscess, Pyogenic Liver; Abscesses, Pyogenic Hepatic; Abscesses, Pyogenic Liver; Hepatic Abscess, Pyogenic; Hepatic Abscesses, Pyogenic; Liver Abscesses, Pyogenic; Pyogenic Hepatic Abscesses; Pyogenic Liver Abscesses
Networked: 121 relevant articles (8 outcomes, 8 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Abscess
2. Pancreatic Neoplasms (Pancreatic Cancer)
3. Amebic Liver Abscess
4. Liver Abscess
5. Infection

Experts

1. Liao, Kuan-Fu: 3 articles (08/2015 - 04/2008)
2. Wang, Jin-Town: 3 articles (01/2014 - 06/2008)
3. Hsieh, Pei-Fang: 3 articles (01/2014 - 06/2008)
4. Lin, Cheng-Li: 2 articles (08/2015 - 01/2015)
5. Lai, Shih-Wei: 2 articles (08/2015 - 01/2015)
6. Lai, Hsueh-Chou: 2 articles (01/2015 - 04/2008)
7. Yang, Feng-Ling: 2 articles (01/2014 - 01/2012)
8. Wu, Meng-Chuan: 2 articles (01/2014 - 01/2012)
9. Wu, Shih-Hsiung: 2 articles (01/2014 - 01/2012)
10. Liao, Wen-I: 2 articles (01/2013 - 04/2012)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Pyogenic Liver Abscess:
1. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)IBA
2. Penicillins (Penicillin)FDA Link
3. GadoliniumIBA
4. zolpidem (Ambien)FDA LinkGeneric
5. Virulence Factors (Pathogenicity Factors)IBA
6. Metronidazole (Metric)FDA LinkGeneric
7. Immunoglobulin E (IgE)IBA
8. C-Reactive ProteinIBA
9. BilirubinIBA
10. Alkaline PhosphataseIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Catheters
2. Intensive Care (Surgical Intensive Care)
3. Stents
4. Chinese Traditional Medicine (Traditional Chinese Medicine)
5. Hepatectomy