International Journal of Paediatrics and Geriatrics
2021, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part A
Case report of hepatic abscess with lung consolidation in a neonate: A rare entity
Dr. Vishal Jain, Dr. Anirudh Ghai, Dr. Bhagyashree Mohapatra, Dr. Shekhar Biswas and Dr. Vipra Bhagat
Neonatal liver abscess is an uncommon finding and very few cases have been reported till date. A 36+5 week near term neonate presented with clinical symptoms of sepsis, convulsion on day 3 of life and hepatomegaly with history of birth asphyxia, chorioamnionitis and oligohydrominos. The baby was diagnosed with liver abscess with left lung consolidation by radiological investigations and the abscess was aspirated under Ultrasound-Guided and treated with antibiotics. The liver abscess resolved on follow up and the baby was discharge healthy.
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Dr. Vishal Jain, Dr. Anirudh Ghai, Dr. Bhagyashree Mohapatra, Dr. Shekhar Biswas, Dr. Vipra Bhagat. Case report of hepatic abscess with lung consolidation in a neonate: A rare entity. Int J Paediatrics Geriatrics 2021;4(1):28-30. DOI: 10.33545/26643685.2021.v4.i1a.126