Nonparasitic liver abscess is infrequently seen by any single surgeon in practice. However, collected series reported by DeBakey and Jordan  and Rubin et al.  indicate that the incidence of the disease remains the same as it was 50 years ago, that is, around 1 in 10,000 hospital admissions. The mortality rate remains high, ranging from 36% to 91%. However, the etiology of the disease, its clinical presentation, and the bacteriology have changed considerably over this period of time.
KeywordsHydatid Cyst Liver Abscess Hydatid Disease Hepatic Abscess Pyogenic Liver Abscess
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