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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 80-82

Ruptured liver abscess in a neonate


1 Department of Pediatric Surgery, Dr. B. L. Kapur Memorial Hospital, Pusa Road, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Paediatrics and Adolesecnt Medicine, Dr. B. L. Kapur Memorial Hospital, Pusa Road, New Delhi, India

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DOI: 10.4103/0189-6725.93320

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We report a rare case of 17-day-old neonate, diagnosed to have ruptured liver abscess secondary to Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcal aureus infection. The child presented with septicemia and abdominal distension. On exploration, there was pyoperitoneum with ruptured liver abscess.


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