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Thrombophlebitis of the hepatic veins: complication of a Klebsiella liver abscess.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16377489     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Among the various causative agents of an abscess of the liver, Klebsiella is a frequent and well-known cause, and its imaging findings have been described in the past decades. We report two cases of this type of abscess, which were of interest because of associated findings indicating a subhepatic thrombophlebitis of the liver, a process which could have explained the development of a concomitant pulmonary infectious process.
Carole Maffiolo; Sebastien Novellas; Patrick Chevallier; Pascal Brunner; Michel Yves Mourou; Jean Noël Bruneton
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical imaging     Volume:  30     ISSN:  0899-7071     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Imaging     Publication Date:    2006 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-12-26     Completed Date:  2006-05-11     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8911831     Medline TA:  Clin Imaging     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  63-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Service d'Imagerie Médicale, Centre Hospitalier Régional et Universitaire de Nice, Hôpital Archet 2, 151 route de Saint Antoine de Ginestière, BP 3079 F-06202 Nice Cedex 3, France.
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MeSH Terms
Hepatic Veins / radiography*,  ultrasonography
Klebsiella Infections / complications*,  diagnosis
Klebsiella pneumoniae*
Liver Abscess, Pyogenic / microbiology*,  radiography,  ultrasonography
Middle Aged
Thrombophlebitis / etiology*,  ultrasonography

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