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Case Report Volume 7 Issue 3

Fulminant Emphysematous Hepatitis Mimicking Liver Abscess in a Diabetic Patient

Saurabh Gupta1, SK Verma1*, KR Sharma1 and John Punnose2

1Department of Medicine, Pacific Medical College and Hospitals, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
2Department of Endocrinology, St. Stephen`s Hospital, Delhi, India

*Corresponding Author: SK Verma, Department of Medicine, Pacific Medical College and Hospitals, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India.

Received: January 13, 2023; Published: February 08, 2023


Emphysematous hepatitis is a rapidly progressive infection of liver which has a high fatality. It is mostly seen in immunocompromised patients with a radiological appearance like emphysematous pyelonephritis but distinguished by histopathlogy and CT/MRI scans. There is limited data in medical literature regarding the causative organisms, pathogenesis and management of this condition. Despite treatment by broad spectrum antibiotics and surgical care, it may end in fatality as in the present  case.

Keywords: Emphysematous Hepatitis; Diabetes; Gas Forming Abscess


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Citation: Saurabh Gupta., et al. “Fulminant Emphysematous Hepatitis Mimicking Liver Abscess in a Diabetic Patient”.Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 7.3 (2023): 59-61.


Copyright: © 2022 Saurabh Gupta., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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