Tuberculous liver abscess

J Trop Med Hyg. 1987 Oct;90(5):255-7.


Tuberculous liver abscess is uncommonly seen in our experience. We report a case of a 17-year-old boy who presented with typical clinical features of liver abscess, where a diagnosis of tuberculous liver abscess was made on laparotomy and biopsy of the abscess wall.

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Biopsy
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Liver Abscess / diagnosis*
  • Liver Abscess / pathology
  • Male
  • Tuberculosis, Hepatic / diagnosis*
  • Tuberculosis, Hepatic / pathology