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__Armaghane Danesh__ 2017, 21(10): 1022-1028 Back to browse issues page
A Case Report: Liver Abscess Caused by Fasciola hepatica in Yasuj
R Ghadei1, O Eilami2, Sh Jahanbin3, S Aghaee4, M Hossini5, S Jokar 6
1- Department of Internal Medicine, Yasuj University of Medical Sciences, Yasuj, Iran,
2- Department of Infectious Diseases, Yasuj University of Medical Sciences, Yasuj, Iran
3- Department of Radiology, School of Medicine, Yasuj University of Medical Sciences, Yasuj, Iran,
4- Student Research Committee, Yasuj University of Medical Sciences, Yasuj, Iran,
5- Department of Midwifery, Yasuj University of Medical Sciences, Yasuj, Iran
6- Department of Internal Medicine, Yasuj University of Medical Sciences, Yasuj, Iran, , jokar4132@gmail.com
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Abstract

Background and aim: Liver abscesses are the most common type of visceral abscess. The rare cases of liver abscess caused by F. hepatica infection has been reported. F. hepatica is Liver trematode common to humans and animals. F. hepatica have global emission and common in temperate, hot and humid zones especially in areas where livestock farming is common. The aim of this article is to report a case of liver abscess which was infected with F. hepatica.

Case Report: This Report is related to patient who initially diagnosed with liver abscess and taken medication for liver abscess, with no properly treated and refer by relapsing fever. After radiological studies and positive serology for F. hepatica the patient was undergo the treatment of fascioliasis and liver absecess. following the treatment the fever and liver lesion waer disappeared .  Reports of patients who initially diagnosed with liver abscess antibiotic treatment was that the abscess was not properly treated

Result: Given that, the new focus on F. hepatica infection which have been reported in southern Iran, in the all cases with fever and liver abscess in this geographic areas, F. hepatica considered in the differential diagnosis.

Keywords: Liver abscess, Relapsing fever, Fasciola hepatica
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Infectious Disease
Received: 2016/09/5 | Accepted: 2017/01/16 | Published: 2017/01/16
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Ghadei R, Eilami O, Jahanbin S, Aghaee S, Hossini M, Jokar S. A Case Report: Liver Abscess Caused by Fasciola hepatica in Yasuj. Armaghane danesh. 2017; 21 (10) :1022-1028
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