Medical Definition of Liver abscess

1. A condition where there is a pus-filled cavity in the liver secondary to a bacterial infection. Liver abscess may result from sepsis, intestinal perforation, post-operative infection, appendicitis, diverticulitis, trauma (to the liver) or cholangitis. Other nonbacterial causes of liver abscess include amoebiasis, due to infection with Entamoeba histolytica (protozoan). (24 Mar 2004)



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