Liver abscesses due to Listeria monocytogenes

Pietro Marino, Marco Maggioni, Armando Preatoni, Alessandra Cantoni, Fulvio Invernizzi

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Abstract

Involvement of the liver in cases of Listeria monocytogenes is uncommon. We report a case of hepatitis due to L. monocytogenes, with a pathological finding of multiple abscesses. Blood cultures yielded L. monocytogenes. The patient died a few days after admission.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)67-69
Number of pages3
JournalComprehensive Therapy
Volume22
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1996

Keywords

  • Hepatitis
  • Listeria monocytogenes
  • Liver abscesses

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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