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Liver abscess of the caudate lobe due to Staphylococcus aureus in an ulcerative colitis patient: First case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21683308     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Liver abscesses are very rare complications of ulcerative colitis, with only nine cases described in the literature, to our knowledge. We report a case where a recurrence of liver abscess occurred in an ulcerative colitis patient, in two different hepatic lobes, which has not been previously described. The recurrence was in the caudate lobe having the cultures yielded Staphylococcus aureus. This is also the first case report of liver abscess in this location and caused by this microorganism in an ulcerative colitis patient. A review of the literature concerning liver abscesses involving ulcerative colitis patients is also provided.
Authors:
Andreia Albuquerque; Fernando Magro; Susana Rodrigues; Susana Lopes; Pedro Pereira; Renato Bessa Melo; Miguel Madureira; Guilherme Macedo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-05-07
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of Crohn's & colitis     Volume:  5     ISSN:  1876-4479     ISO Abbreviation:  J Crohns Colitis     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-06-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101318676     Medline TA:  J Crohns Colitis     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  360-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2011 European Crohn's and Colitis Organisation. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital S. João, Porto, Portugal.
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