Hepatic abscesses and cysts

Chapter 28 Hepatic abscesses and cysts





Amebic Liver Abscess








Diagnosis







TABLE 28.1 Laboratory findings in amebic liver abscess
























Laboratory finding Frequency (%)
Leukocytosis 80
Elevated serum alkaline phosphatase level 80
Anemia >50
Increased erythrocyte sedimentation rate Common
Proteinuria Common
Elevated serum aminotransferase levels Poor prognostic sign


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