Tuberculous liver abscess

Tubercle. 1984 Jun;65(2):127-31. doi: 10.1016/0041-3879(84)90065-5.


A 36-year-old patient presented with liver abscess, an unusual form of tuberculosis. Her clinical course was a perplexing one since the tuberculosis manifested as prolonged fever from an undefined source. Despite extensive investigations and triple antituberculosis chemotherapy her disease was refractory until surgical drainage was performed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Drainage
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Liver Abscess / diagnosis*
  • Liver Abscess / therapy
  • Tuberculosis, Hepatic / diagnosis*
  • Tuberculosis, Hepatic / therapy