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A 33-year-old male asked:

35m, persistent fever of 101 to 103 since 3 days with crp 65, alt 384 reduced to 187 after 2 days, bilirubin 26, hepatitis b,c,e negative, hepatitis a +ve for igg, liver gave stary sky appearance, mile coarse echotexture 12cm in size. what can it be?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Liver abscess: Until proven otherwise, either amoeba or other microorganisms, based on local concentration. A variety of other conditions may be causing the “starry sky” appearance in the liver, but given clinical scenario an abscess is likely.

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