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What is a Liver Abscess?

A walled-off collection of pus in the liver, causing high fever, pain and tenderness in the upper right abdomen and prostration. Liver abscesses are usually secondary to infection elsewhere, such as amoebic dysentery, and must be drained surgically and the cause treated.

Gross pathology of liver containing amebic abscess.

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