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Hepatic Infections: A Comprehensive Imaging Review

Amrita Kalantri, Pankaj Gupta, Vishal Sharma, Harshal Mandavdhare, Jayanta Samanta, Saroj K Sinha

Keywords : Hepatic infections, Hydatid cyst, Imaging, Liver abscess

Citation Information : Kalantri A, Gupta P, Sharma V, Mandavdhare H, Samanta J, Sinha SK. Hepatic Infections: A Comprehensive Imaging Review. J Gastrointest Infect 2019; 9 (1):38-49.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10068-3026

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-12-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Hepatic infections are common and represent a heterogeneous group of disorders with varying severity. Patients with clinically suspected hepatic infections often undergo imaging evaluation. Imaging allows confirmation when the findings are typical. However, when the imaging appearances are atypical, imaging in conjunction with clinical and laboratory data allows narrowing the differential diagnoses. Further, image-guided sampling helps confirm diagnosis in certain situations. In this review, we describe the imaging appearance of various hepatic infections.


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